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|Other Names||Lettuce Iceberg Seeds|
|No of Seeds||Approx. . 100 Seeds|
|Harvesting time||80-90 Days|
How To Grow Lettuce Iceberg
Pot Size :
You Can use 24*12 or 24*12 Inch Grow bag for planting Lettuce Iceberg Seeds . If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 12 Inch pot . The bigger pots/ Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .
Lettuce Iceberg need moist but well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Use soil mix with combination of Red Soil , Vermicompost and Cocopeat at a ratio of (2:1:1) . Also add 2-5% of Neem Powder to the soil mix. Neem Powder will act as fungicide.
Seed Placement :
Put 8-10 seeds in a pot with minimum spacing of 6-8 inches between each seed . Once they sprout and grow remove weak saplings . Make sure that healthy saplings will remain in the pot.
Lettuce Iceberg Lettuce grows best in full sun, though excessive heat can cause plants to bolt to seed, or leaves to wilt.
Depending on how cool and moist the weather is, the lettuce may require watering every five to 10 days. Watering the bed when the top inch of soil feels dry is usually sufficient.
Common issues: A number of soil and foliar insects damage iceberg lettuce. Aphids and leafminers are the predominant pests in the coastal regions followed by various lepidopterous larvae (worms). In the desert, worms and whiteflies are the predominant insect pests. Those problems can be easily resolved using our Bio Insecticides . Use our Bio Insecticide Guardian for removing leaf curling and White flies .
Harvesting: Iceberg lettuce can be harvested once it forms the pale round head familiar from the supermarket. Ideally, you’ll pick the lettuce when the outer leaves are pale green, before they turn brown. If they do change to brown, or a flowering stalk appears, harvest immediately.