Lactuca sativa var. asparagina Open Pollinated

  • Also known as Stem Lettuce
  • Long stems are used as a vegetable
  • Leaves are used like normal lettuce

Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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'Celtuce' seeds

Lactuca sativa var. asparagina

  • Also known as Stem Lettuce
  • Long stems are used as a vegetable
  • Leaves are used like normal lettuce

Celtuce is named after its characteristics that are somewhat like a cross between celery and lettuce. Younger leaves are picked and used like normal lettuce, stems are used as a vegetable and have a flavour that is comparable to celery. Stems grow to around 20-30cm and have a crisp texture. Can be eaten raw or cooked. Good in stir fries, salads and as a steamed vegetable. Very popular in Asia, especially China. Also known as Stem Lettuce, Celery Lettuce, Wosun, Woju, Chinese Lettuce and Asparagus Lettuce. Easy to grow.

Seeds per gram: 910
Product code: E4-14

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 6mm
Season Summer, autumn (and springin cooler climates)
Germination 3-7 days @ 4-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Row Spacing 50cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Position Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90 days

*Notes: To reduce the risk of disease; do not overhead water. Protect from slugs and snails. Keep well watered. May bolt in hot weather. Harvest leaves as the plant grows.


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