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Lettuce
Romaine ballon
Lettuce Romaine Ballon
Scientific Classification
Species: Lactuca sativa var. romana
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Romaine ballon is a romaine-type lettuce with a large solid head and crisp, crunchy texture.[1]

PlannerEdit

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Sow outdoors
Harvest

GrowingEdit

Main article: Lettuce

SowingEdit

Sow thinly outdoors where they are to crop, 1.5cm (½in) deep, directly into finely prepared soil which has already been watered. Allow 30cm (12in) between rows. Early sowings may benefit from cloche protection. Seedlings usually appear in 7-14 days. Regular sowings every two to three weeks will ensure a continuous supply.[1]

ThinningEdit

Thin out to 20cm (8in) apart.

AftercareEdit

Water well until plants are established.

ReferencesEdit

  1. a b (2010). Lettuce, Romaine Ballon. Mr Fothergill's. Kentford, Newmarket.
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