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.
- Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)
- 6.2 to 6.8
- 4 to 9
- Thin to 12 inches apart for heads; 3 inches apart for cut-and-come-again
- Plant rows 12 inches apart
- Water deeply 1 inch a week; do not let soil dry out
- Very slow to bolt
- Harvest all summer
- Good for cut-and-come-again harvesting
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