Saturday, November 28, 2009

A perfect indoor lettuce, Slo-Bolt

The above photo is Slobolt lettuce, which is quickly becoming my favorite variety for growing indoors under lights.

The description from the seed vendor reads as follows:

48 days. . Plant produces very flavorful lettuce even in hot weather! This is a very slow bolting variety. The outer leaves may be picked off as it grows. It has a delightful crispness and mild flavor. For use in greenhouse growing and outdoor planting.

I might add that it germinates quickly, and really thrives when grown hydroponically.

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