LETTUCE, Butterhead Continuity – Heirloom

This beautiful and striking lettuce is an old French Heirloom and has been commercially available since 1885. Vigorous growth forming 20 – 30cm (8 – 12 inches) wide rounded heads of green leaves deeply tinged with bright bronze-red. Also known as ‘Marvel of Four Seasons’ or ‘Merveille des Quatre Saison’ and as the name implies Continuity can be grown nearly all year round.

Maturity45 – 55 days
Height30 cm (12 inches)
Spacing30 - 36 cm (12 - 14 inches)
LightFull sun, partial shade
SoilOrganic, well draining
pH Range6.0 to 7.0
WateringFrequent light watering prevents the lettuce from getting bitter; consistent even moisture is best.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting; side dress as plant begins to form head.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = high, Phosphorus = high, Potassium = high