Little Gem is oustanding for its flavour and is one of the oldest and tasiest lettuces available. A popular semi-cos type with glossy green leaves and a crisp blanced heart. A good source of anti-oxidants such as beta carotene, lutein and vitamin C as well as vitamin K. Grow in soils that are not too heavy and free draining. Once the weather has warmed up they can be planted into the garden or can be grown in greenhouses or similar.
Aspect: Semi shade to full sun
Soil type: Light, fertile free draining soils.
Harvest: 8-10 wks after sowing