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Grand Rapids

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 170
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

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Pkt (≈ 1000 seeds)
25g (≈ 25,000 seeds)

This quick-maturing loose-leaf variety produces light green, frilly leaves that are sweet and tender. Flavor is best if timed to mature during cool weather. This variety is slow to bolt to seed, and because it matures quickly it can be grown later in the spring than most varieties.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 12" (30cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 7-14
  • Plant Spacing: 4-6" (10-15cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 45

Plant: Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Repeat at 2 week intervals until late spring. Sow again in late summer and fall.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 3" (7.5cm) tall. Provide light shade for late spring and summer sowings.

Harvest: Pick leaves anytime as needed, but before they yellow or reach size of your hand; or cut entire plant.

Your Health: Rich in fiber and potassium, with moderate amount of vitamin A.