Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Lettuce, Green Oakleaf 'Kiambi' (Lactuca sativa)

Lettuce, Green Oakleaf 'Kiambi' (Lactuca sativa)

Slow bolting traditional oakleaf

A slow bolting oakleaf this is an improvement on Kirinia with extra vigour, slow bolting characteristics, good disease resistance and good sweet flavour. Can be sown the year round except in the very coldest mountain districts. Good tolerance of hot and humid conditions.

Primed seed


When to sow: Year round
Where to sow: Seed trays or direct
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect:  Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil:  Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add   lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 20cm; Between rows 30cm


Directions: The seed is pelleted and primed for ease of planting and quick germination. Plant one seed 1/2cm deep every 20cm. Or plant 1 seed to a 5cm pot or 2cm apart in seed trays and plant out when big enough.