It’s a fact of life, “fresh is best”. There is simply no better way of having fresher vegetables packed with nutrients and fibre, than harvesting them right from your very own garden. Pohlmans Gourmet Vegetables® Lettuce Red Oakleaf Perpetual is a leaf lettuce that has sweet, red, coral like leaves. Harvest leaves as needed, these will provide a colourful contrast to any salad or sandwich. All lettuces provide some potassium, fibre and folic acid to the diet.
Care: Ideally, plant into a garden bed which is fertile, enriched in organic matter, and well drained. Mulching is recommended to help conserve water.
For Terrace and Balcony Planting: Always use a reputable potting mix ideally incorporated with some water crystals to aid watering during the warmer weather. Place in a sunny position.
Height: 15- 25 cm
Plant Apart: 20 cm
Location: Full Sun
Harvest Time: 6- 8 weeks