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MATINA SWEET LETTUCE (50 days)

A glossy green baby butterhead with a nice sweet flavor that is very early to mature and produces dense 4” heads, perfect for an individual serving. Has the ability to withstand some heat and slow to bolt.

500 seeds

PLANTING

Germination: 4-10 days

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

Seed Sowing Depth: ¼ inch deep

Outside Sowing: Spring when soil temperature reaches at least 50 degrees F. 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 60-70 degrees F 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 base or snipe 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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05/06/2019
Amy F.
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One very pleased gardener!

My order came as promised. I planted my seeds ALL have come up. Got a early jump on my vegetable garden and am very very pleased! Thanks Pine Tree!

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03/17/2016
Mat

Wonderful Little Lettuce

Matina is great to grow. They come up quickly and make for wonderful single serve salads. Just pick 'em out of the ground, trim off the roots, wash them and put them whole in a bowl with what ever you like to add.