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Slobolt Lettuce (Leaf)

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics of Slobolt lettuce, one of the Plant Profiles featured in our Lettuce Collection.

Slobolt lettuce

Slobolt lettuce

Slobolt lettuce has been a garden standard since 1946. Nobody likes it when their lettuce bolts, and this variety is extremely slow-bolting. It produces loose, ruffly, sweet green leaves. You can harvest it all summer if you want, one leaf at a time. Leaves are never bitter.

Sun Exposure

  • Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.2 to 6.8

Hardiness Zones

  • 4 to 9

Spacing

  • Thin to 12 inches apart for heads; 3 inches apart for cut-and-come-again
  • Plant rows 12 inches apart

Moisture

  • Water deeply 1 inch a week; do not let soil dry out

Notes

  • Very slow to bolt
  • Harvest all summer
  • Good for cut-and-come-again harvesting

Do you grow Slobolt lettuce? What do you like about them? Please tell us about your Slobolt lettuce.

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