Growing Romaine Lettuce  from Seed

A Quick Easy Guide

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PREPARE THE SOIL Rake in compost (homemade or store bought) to your planting area to provide a great start for the romaine seeds. 

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SOW ROMAINE LETTUCE SEEDS Make a shallow trench with your finger. Plant romaine lettuce seeds 1/8 inch deep and 6 inches apart. Gently cover seeds with compost.

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GENTLY WATER ROMAINE LETTUCE SEEDS Gently water seeds. Keep the soil evenly moist while you’re waiting on the seeds to sprout. Seeds should germinate in 7-15 days.

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PLANT MORE LETTUCE SEEDS IN 2 WEEKS For a continuous supply of fresh lettuce, come back and sow more romaine seeds in two to three weeks.

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PEST CONTROL If you’re worried about pests on your romaine lettuce leaves cover your plants with garden mesh.

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