Lettuce 'Lollo Bionda' Seeds
Deliciously crisp, fringed lettuce leaves.
Lettuce 'Lollo Bionda' seeds grow into beautiful fringed curly leaves, delicate and delicious they are one for the salad bowl.
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Why it's special:
- An heirloom vegetable variety
- RHS award of garden merit winner
- Given the right conditions will grow leaves for up to 3 months
when to sow
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About Lettuce 'Lollo Bionda'
Lettuce Lollo Bionda, the shiny-green sibling of Lollo Rosso, is a stunning multi-leaf lettuce variety with a vivid lime-green hue. Its compact and frizzy leaves are perfect for summer salads and require minimal maintenance. Growing lettuces and leaves is quite easy, so it's a great choice for anyone starting out in gardening.
In The Records
Lollo Bionda lettuce has a long history, believed to have been cultivated by the ancient Egyptians. It was valued for both its medicinal properties and as an aphrodisiac. The leaves and sap were often used to prepare a concoction with juniper berries, beef, and frankincense, which was believed to help alleviate symptoms of stomach aches.
|Features||Features Grow your own food, heirloom variety, grows in most light conditions and can grow leaves for 3 months|
|Locations||Terraces, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Needs some love|
|Botanical Name||Lactuca sativa 'Lollo Bionda'|
|Other Names||Coral Lettuce|
|Pot Size||40 cm|
|Number of Seeds||600|
|Sowing Tips||Select a warm and sunny sowing site with well-draining soil that can retain moisture. Begin by thoroughly weeding the area and incorporating generous amounts of garden compost. Next, level the soil and remove any large stones. Sow the small seeds thinly, about 1cm (½in) deep, and ensure that rows are spaced 30cm (1ft) apart.|
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