Cos lettuce 'little gem' is one of the earliest varieties to mature, producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart.

This RHS Award of Garden Merit cultivar grows well under cloches and also has excellent root aphid resistance making it a gardener's favourite. 

Sowing months: March – August

Harvest months: June - October

Sowing:

Direct sow lettuce seeds outdoors from March to August into well prepared, fertile, moist soil in sun or semi shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in drills 30cm (12") apart in soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.

When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 23cm (9") apart and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects.

Make regular sowings for a constant supply.

Position: sun or semi shade

Plant size:

Height: up to 20cm (7.9in)

Spread: up to 20cm (7.9in)

Hardiness & longevity: half-hardy annual

Ideal for: patio, kitchen garden, greenhouse

Delivery

UK standard delivery £2.75 (FREE on orders £50 and over)

Some exceptions may occur; we cannot guarantee free delivery for a small number of postcodes in remote areas of mainland UK.  Please view our full delivery and returns for these postcodes.

Most products are dispatched within 1-2 working days of receiving the order. We'll let you know by email when your order has been dispatched.

Your order will normally reach you within 3-4 days. It may take a little longer in busy periods.

Returns

If you decide you do not want your goods for whatever reason, or if you believe your goods to be faulty, please email or phone us within 14 days of delivery to comply for a full refund with no fuss.

For all enquiries please call 01726 818891 or e-mail us: webshop@edenproject.com.

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