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  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

lettuce (crisphead) 'Sioux'

lettuce (crisphead) or Lactuca sativa 'Sioux'

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 750 seeds £2.40
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile and moisture retentive

    A medium-sized iceberg lettuce with attractively tinted leaves which get redder as the weather gets warmer. Great tasting, easy to grow and mildew tolerant.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow into trays or modules in the greenhouse or on a windowsill and harden off before planting out. Or sow direct in shallow drills where they are to grow, either in containers or in the open ground, thinning seedlings to 15cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover early and late sowings with a cloche. Pull every other plant to use, as this leaves space for the remaining ones to fill out.

  • Sow: March-July

  • Harvest: July - October

  • Approximate quantity: 750 seeds.