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Jericho Lettuce (60 Days)

This lettuce is already popular in the hot, dry areas of the US. It was bred to grow in the deserts of Israel. Jericho is very bolt resistant and remains crisp and sweet in the hottest of weather. This cos type provides a large, dense head. Middle Eastern variety. Resistance to downy and powdery mildew and lettuce mosaic virus.

150 seeds

 

 

PLANTING

Germination: 4-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-75ºF. Soil above 75ºF inhibits germination.

Seed Sowing Depth: ¼ inch deep

Outside Sowing: Spring when the soil temperature reaches at least 50 ºF. Sow 1” apart, thin to 6-12”, depending on the size of lettuce you want, baby to full heads. Keep soil moist during germination. Sow every 2-3 weeks for a longer harvest period. Sow heavy seeded rows every 10-14 days for baby greens using the 1 oz. Pinetree Lettuce Mix.

Starting Indoors:  3-4 weeks before planting outsideSow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thinning to one per cell/pot. Provide 60-70ºF soil temperatures. Transplant out, 8-12” apart in rows 12” apart.

How much does a packet plant: 25-foot single row  

Harvest: Cut whole heads at the base or snip off individual leaves.  

Tips: Lettuce needs fertile soil for optimum growth. Work in compost or well-rotted manure into your soil before planting. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth. Mulching helps retain moisture.

Harvest: Cut whole heads at the base or snip off individual leaves.  

Tips: Lettuce needs fertile soil for optimum growth. Work in compost or well-rotted manure into your soil before planting. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth. Mulching helps retain moisture.

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