Lettuce, Red Oakleaf ‘Anikai’ (Lactuca sativa)
A double red oakleaf bred for year round production with a large frame and strong resistance to both tip-burning and bolting. High yielding with little waste and outstanding vigour in both warm and cool weather. High resistance to both downey mildew and lettuce aphid.
Pelleted seed for easy germination
- All the lettuce varieties we sell have been bred for both flavour and disease resistance. All have a high resistance to lettuce aphid. The following varieties are the best that modern breeding can give. Quick to grow, slow to bolt and excellent flavour.
When to sow: Year round
Where to sow: Seed trays, pots or direct sow
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: Plant 3 seeds every 20cm in rows 30cm apart. Thin to one seedling after the first true leaves appear. Or plant 2 seeds to a 5cm pot or 2cm apart in seed trays and plant out when big enough. Lettuce germinate best at or below 20C.
Packet 30 seeds