Tahoma Lettuce Seeds | 5g
Tahoma Lettuce Seeds | 5g are produced by Technisem Seeds, and it is characterized by the firm head, resistance to heat, and good shelf life. Lettuce is affected by high temperatures that lead to seed dormancy, plant etiolation, early bolting without head formation. Therefore, choosing a good variety of lettuce ensures its all-year-round cultivation, even in hot and humid tropical areas. Irrigation of lettuce during the dry season increases the factor of crop success.
Suitable Soil for Lettuce Cultivation
- Firstly, well-drained soil with good water retention capacity water retention.
Secondly, non-acidic soils.
- Also, soils rich in organic manure.
Water Requirement for Lettuce
Lettuce watering should be light, frequent, and consistent. The goal is to simply keep the soil moist. Avoid watering too often. Overwatering leads to root rot, disease, and stunted growth.
Importance of Growing Lettuce
- Promotes metabolism.
- Lower heart problems.
- Lowers diabetes.
- Lower inflammation.
- Prevent growth of cancer.
- Prevent microbes.
- Treat Alzheimer’s disease.
- Eliminates toxins.
- Vitamins and minerals found in lettuce includes iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, zinc and sodium along with vitamins such as riboflavin, thiamin, folate, niacin, Vitamin C, K, A, E and B6.
- Others are lowering cholesterol levels, regular sleep, protection of neurons, control anxiety and wide range of antioxidants.
Harvesting: Harvest the leaves when they look mature enough to eat. Cut the whole plant from the ground a few weeks after it is mature. If you leave it in, the lettuce will eventually go bad.
- Harvest leaves in the morning. Harvest them early because they retain a crispiness gained overnight. Lettuce starts to “bolt” in hot conditions toward the end of the growing season. It begins producing seeds and acquires a bitter taste. You can keep this from happening by pinching off the center of the plant. If a lettuce plant does end up bolting, go ahead and pull it up.
Storage: Store harvested lettuce in the refrigerator.