Basics

Ease of Growing
Moderate
Grown as
Annual
Days to Maturity
70-80 (Spring/Summer), 70-80 (Fall/Winter)
Growing Habit
-
Hardiness
Hardy

This variety is a mix of hardy plants. To prevent bolting keep well shaded and watered in warm climates. Can be frost tolerant. Cool weather will bring vigorous growth.

Crops
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growing Season
Long
Cultivar Type
-
Growing Conditions
Cool, Warm

Most salad greens grow best in cool, moist, conditions with full sun. In warmer areas they may do better in light shade.

Outdoor Growing Temp
45°F - 75°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
45°F

Mesclun germinates quite well in cool (40˚ F) soil and will continue to do so until it gets up to 75˚ F (after this it gets erratic).

Start Indoors
No
Start Outdoors
Yes
Light
-
Water
High

Keep the soil in your bed or containers evenly moist as that will produce the sweetest, most succulent leaves from plants that grow quickly and without interruption.

Feeder
Heavy

Heavy feeders that prefer a rich, well cultivated soil.

Suitability
Tolerates light frost, Needs summer shade
Small Gardens?
Yes
Containers?
Yes

Mesclun is fairly easy to grow in containers as a cut-and-come-again crop. Put them in a cool place and keep them well watered.

Attracts beneficial insects?
No
Color
Green and Magenta
Fruit Size
-"
Plant Height
6.0-10.0"
Plant Diameter
7.0-9.0"
Hardiness Zone
3-11
Disease Resistance
Taste Profile

Crisp, hearty and filling leaves with various lettuce tones.