Growing Coolguard Lettuce Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Lactuca sativa
- Other Names: Coolguard
- Days to Maturity: 70 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Planting Depth: 1/8”
- Plant Spacing: 12”
- Row Spacing: 2’
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 60-65℉
- Light Preference: Full sun, partial sun
- Pests/diseases: Aphids, flea beatles
- Color: Green
- Flavor: Tender, sweet
Coolguard Lettuce Growth Habits:
Coolguard Lettuce is a cool-season crop. Put seeds in the soil when temperatures are about 60℉. Lettuce will grow upright in the garden in full or part sun. In 70 days, this head of lettuce is ready to harvest. Plant lettuce seeds every week for succession planting purposes. Also, different varieties will produce more interesting salads.
Various Uses for Coolguard Lettuce:
There is nothing better on a sandwich than iceberg lettuce. It is perfectly cool and crisp, and the perfect contrast to deli meats and cheeses. Coolguard is an excellent variety of iceberg to grow. Iceberg has also become popular for lettuce wraps as well. Don’t get us started about the delicious BLTs you can make this summer with Coolguard lettuce.
Coolguard Lettuce Benefits:
Lettuce is low in calories, but big on nutritional benefits. You will find folate, iron, vitamin C, and fiber in lettuce. Vitamin C is essential for the immune system, iron is needed for your circulatory system, and folate is paramount for growing fetuses. Lettuce is just an afterthought in the nutrition department.
Plant Coolguard in succession for a longer harvest.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds