Organic Lettuce ‘Merveille des Quatre Saisons’
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Marvel of Four Seasons – Lactuca Sativa – 0.49g – Approx 500 seeds
Merveille Des Quatre Saisons is a French heirloom butterhead variety dating back to pre 1885
It is a hardy variety which is successful in a range of climates across multiple seasons.
It has round compact heads with green and reddish leaves that offer a great flavour.
Sow these lettuce seeds undercover in late winter/early spring. Can also be direct sown in late spring/early summer or late summer/early autumn. Sow successionally for a continuous harvest.
Lettuce was first cultivated in Ancient Egypt where they used to extract oil from the seeds.
It was also considered to be a sacred plant of the reproduction god; Min
The Ancient Greeks learned from the Egyptians how to grow lettuce and often served it as a salad at the beginning of meals to help with digestion.