Great lakes lettuce has a wide range of health and well being benefits. It is rich in Vitamin K which is known for improving bone strength and also preventing Bone fracture. Great lakes lettuce has a high water content i.e. 95 % and thus can play a huge role in hydrating our body. It is packed with Vitamin A and Vitamin C which help in promoting eye health and healthy sleep patterns.
The great lakes lettuce growing process is quite easy. You can start growing them in your home garden and enjoy the various nutritional benefits that this vegetable has to offer. You can grow the great lakes lettuce seeds both indoors and outdoors using right gardening tools but make sure that the plant has access to a warm climate that is suitable for its growth.
You can use the lettuce great lakes in all your healthy salad recipes. You can also make tasty juices, soups and wraps. The lettuce can be sautéed, grilled, braised and eaten with rice, noodles, spring rolls etc. It is a perfect blend of taste and nutrition and fits perfectly in your daily diet rules.
The great lakes lettuce harvest period ranges from 30 to 70 days. The leaves must be harvested before the maturity period strikes. You can remove the outer layer of the lettuce and allow further growth in the inner layer of the lettuce. Moderately water the plant from time to time and ensure that the soil is full of nutrients and fertilizers to ensure proper germination of seeds.
- Large hearted ‘Iceberg’ lettuce
- Produces crisp, bright green leaved heads
- Stands well without bolting during hot summer weather
- Maturity in 60 to 70 days
- Average weight: 600 to 800gms
- Approx seeds count - 300