Organic Tango, Lactuca sativa .100 grams

Organic Tango, Lactuca sativa  .100 grams


Light: Full sun to partial shade
Plant Height:  
Seedling Depth: 1/8" 
Days to Maturity: 28 days baby
When to Sow:
Sow when no danger of frost.  Start transplants 3-4 weeks before setting outside.   Sow seeds 4 per inch in flats or small-cell plug trays, barely covering with fine soil.  If sowing into flats, transplant 2 weeks later into plug trays, pots, or into another flat at 1-2” apart.  
Seedling Rate:     Babyleaf:  60 seeds/ft, in 2” bands.
                                Full size:   3 seeds every 8-10”.
Row Spacing:      Babyleaf - ¾” between bands, 16 rows/36” bed.
                               Full size - 12-18” or 3 rows/36” bed, 5’ centers. 
Plant Spacing:    Babyleaf:  Continuous band. 
                               Full size:   8-12”.
Cut lettuce holds best when harvested in the morning and cooled rapidly.  For salad mix or baby leaf production, harvest individual leaves when they reach desired size, or cut evenly across the bed making sure to stay above the growing tip.  For a continuous harvest, sow lettuce every 3 weeks.
Special Features
Lettuce (Latuca sativa) is cool season annual in the Compositae family, which includes endive, escarole, chicory, globe artichoke, sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke, salsify, and burdock.  Standard baby leaf variety for salad mixes that defines this type. Deeply lobed, frilly, similar to endive with a light pale-green color, oak leaf shape and lofty texture. Makes a small, compact head.  Harvest early as Tango has a tendency to bolt quickly.
Disease Resistance: MTO-10
Approx. 150 seeds per package.

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