Lettuce Mignonette


GENUS: Lactuca SPECIES: sativa


Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Palmerston North
Number of Seeds: 150

Description: This is one of the old lettuces of New Zealand, that has survived because they do not cross and they self seed easily. It is a Buttercrunch lettuce with a loose light green heart and red tinged outer leaves, all leaves are butter/tender with a flavour modern lettuces don’t have. This one came to us from Helen Boleyn of Palmerston North in 1997.

Planting Instructions: Best planted into trays in Spring and early Autumn. Pricked out to 2.5cm diagonal spacing and transplanted when leaves touch at 20cm diagonal spacing or under cover in Summer.