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Oak Leaf

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 174
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

Pkt (≈ 500 seeds)

The tender, light green leaves of this loose-leaf variety have a distinctive lobed, oak-leaf shape. The unique shape and mild flavor make it a great addition to salads. As the outer leaves are picked, plants continue producing tender new leaves. Comes into production early and resists heat well. Grows well in containers.

  • 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: 50

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.