Lettuce (Miners) Growing Guide

Lettuce (Miners), also known as Claytonia, Purslane

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Light, sandy soil best but will grow in most locations.

Position

Sun or partial shade preferred.

Frost tolerant

Yes, tolerates mild frosts.

Feeding

Not required.

Spacing

Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 10cm (3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into soil from early spring.
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

Cut leaves as required.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Lettuce (Miners)