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Cerbiatta, organic seeds



A new type of rich green oak leef lettuce with a beautiful upstanding leafage andextra long lobated leaves. Juicy and delicate. The rich tasting dark green leaveshide a mild, yellow-green, very delicate core. The plant can grow large if itgets enough space. It is not impossible for it to reach 35-40 cm in hight, andthe same in width, but it is also cultivated for baby leaves. Cerbiatta is fastgrowing, can be harvested for a long period and will also stand some frostduring fall. A strong and reliabble lettuce that is a favourite for manygrowers. A package contains about 150 seeds. Organic seeds.


Product number:4525
Scientific name:Lactuca sativa var. crispa
Botanic family:The Sunflower Family - Asteraceae
Days to maturity:45
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: March–May/Direct sow: May–August
Sowing depth:0,5 cm
Germination time:5–8 days
Plant spacing:15–30 cm
Row spacing:35–50 cm
Height:20–30 cm
Plant location:Sun–Half shade
Seeds/g:700-1100 seeds
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice


Sow thinly about 0.5 cm deep! The seeds need light and a temperature below 18oC to germinate. A higher temperature causes late and bad germination. Lettuce can be forced very early in a green-house (soil temperature at least 5°C) or sown indoors and in hotbeds 3-5 weeks before handle several degrees of frost. Direct sowing can take place as soon as the soil is ready. Water the row before sowing if the soil is dry. That lowers the temperature some when sowing in high summer. To get a supply of lettuce all through summer and autumn, sow successively or several kinds of different growth times! Autumn sowing for wintering could succeed. 


Thin out early! Iceberg lettuce need a mutual space of 20-30 cm to be able to form heads, 35-50 cm between the rows.  


The lettuce heads should be harvested as soon as they have made heads.


700-1100 seeds/g, a normal portion sows 5-10 m outdoors or yields 100-250 seedlings for setting and 5 g for 100 m if sowing directly and 20 g yield seedlings for 1000 m2. 50-100 g sows 1000 m2 directly.
A portion contains about 150 seeds.