Celtuce – Stem Lettuce

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Also known as stem lettuce or Chinese lettuce, this useful vegetable combines the uses of Celery and Lettuce where the leaves and 2.5cm/1in diameter stems can be used either raw in salads or cooked.

  • Size: 3 Gram

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Celtuce Stem Lettuce

Celtuce Stem Lettuce. Also known as stem lettuce or Chinese lettuce, this useful vegetable combines the uses of Celery and Lettuce where the leaves and 2.5cm/1in diameter stems can be used either raw in salads or cooked. The stems are best peeled before use and similar in use texture to celery. Grow it in the same way as Lettuce.

Cultivation advice Celtuce Stem Lettuce

  • Best sown under cover: Sept to Mar or sow directly outdoors: March to Aug.
  • Sow at a seeds and cover with 6.8mm of growing medium. Germinate in 7 to 14 days.
  • Will germinate at surprisingly low temperatures of 4 to 16°C (40 to 60°F) .  Germination will be poor above 20°C (68°F). The perfect temperature for growth is 16 to 18°C (60 to 65°F).
  • If grown in trays prick out and if sown directly thin to around 8-10 Inches, eating spare excess plants.