The backbone of many a spring and summer salad, lettuce varieties are basically either heart forming or not. They can have various leaf shapes and come in different shades of green and red. Lettuces will do best in a fertile, moisture-retentive soil in sun.
Sow seed: 1cm deep, 15cm – 35cm (depending on variety) from early spring (indoors) to early autumn (outdoors)
Varieties: Little Leprechaun (Red, Mini-Lettuce), Avondefiance (Butterhead), Corsair (Cos), Lakeland (Crisphead), Lollo Rossa (Leafy)