How is leaf lettuce grown in a greenhouse? Let's not lie that it's easy. This healthy plant, juicy in taste, will be able to delight us in winter, if you follow certain requirements.
Cold-resistant lettuce in the greenhouse
It is an annual vegetable plant. Lettuce is very popular for its many qualities:
- In terms of care
Sowing for greenhouses is carried out in January-April, as well as in the period September-December. In January-May or October-December, it must be harvested.
The colder months are the time to grow almost any lettuce. It grows rapidly, and requires open ground when the temperature is hot, that is, mainly in summer. Look for greenhouse species that release new leaves when cut.
They sow them in all available ways - in pots, in the beds, as well as in seedling boxes. There should be a distance of 30 cm between the rows. It is recommended to sow short rows every 1-2 weeks. Then there is a gradual ripening period of the crop.
Abundant watering is a must. Weeds must be removed immediately so that there is no drainage of water and nutrients from the ground. Leaves can also be collected in small form. The head lettuce should ripen completely. If you have grown lettuce, it can be kept in the refrigerator. But this will not work for more than a few days.
Slugs and snails are a misfortune that has no barriers. And lettuce is the place of aphid settlement. They are especially favored by unscrupulous watering. This is how the growing of lettuce in the greenhouse takes place.
They sow them in all available ways - in pots, in the beds, as well as in seedling boxes. This is how the growing of lettuce in the greenhouse takes place.