Salad Mix

Instructions:

  • Composed of a mixture of lettuce mix and greens mix
  • Best grown in rich, loamy soil with high organic matter
  • Keep soil consistently moist throughout growing season
  • Commonly planted in 30” wide beds, 6 rows with seeds spaced 1” apart

Pests:

  • Aphids
  • Leafminers
  • Flea beetles
  • Whiteflies
  • Cabbage looper
  • Diamondback moth

Diseases:

  • Few diseases because crop does not reach maturity

Harvest:

  • Harvest 3-5 weeks after seeding, and again in another 2-3 weeks
  • Using lettuce knife, cut 1” above soil line
  • Harvest early, before strong sun exposure

Post-Harvest:

  • Double-wash in cold water to remove field heat and clean product
  • Hydrocools during the washing process
  • Store near 32 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 14 day shelf life when properly handled
  • Handle mix carefully to prevent bruising

 

Year Variety Date Planted Date Harvested Days to Harvest Yield (lbs/sq. ft)
2016    
     
     
     

 

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