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Item Ref #: 916 | Lettuce Batavia - Laitue Batavia de Pierre Benite
Placed Outdoors



A heat resistant variety producing beautiful blonde large crispy and curly salad leaves. This is a lettuce all seasons. 

Culinary Tip:

Batavia is eaten in salads but also braised or stewed. 

Culture Tip:

1. Sowing: Sow July to August in rows 30 cm apart. 
2. Thinning: At 3-4 leaf stage, pull out the smaller seedlings and keep only the strongest lettuce spacing 30 cm apart. 
3. Harvest: To avoid bolting and extend the harvest period, water your greens regularly. Lettuce prefers a sunny exposure. Harvest end of Oct to Dec. 

Companion Plants:

When Lettuce is sawn in the proximity of radishes, they are less likely bolt early.