Lettuce (Lambs) Growing Guide

Lettuce (Lambs), also known as Corn Salad

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Most soil types.

Position

Full sun.

Frost tolerant

Yes, tolerates extreme cold when well rooted.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Carrot, Turnip, Leek, Cabbage and Viola.

Spacing

Single Plants: 15cm (5") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 15cm (5") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into the soil also under cover for an earlier sowing in mid-late winter. Generally best grown during the cooler months in areas with a hot summer.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

An easy salad crop to grow and will often fit between other plants while they are still small.

Harvesting

Harvest in small batches as required.

Troubleshooting

Control weeds that threaten to overtake the small plants.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Lettuce (Lambs)