Salad leaves running to seed

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  1. Jerzy Dabrowski

    Jerzy Dabrowski Apprentice Gardener

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    I am growing several containers of salad leaves, each sown at a fortnight interval.
    However, the latter sown seedsseem to have caught up with the earlier sown seeds resulting in some of the salad leaves running to seed before I have had a chance to pick them.

    Does this mean that when I cut them they will not re-grow?
    What can I do to ensure this doesn't happen?

    Any adive to this newbie would be gratefully accepted.

    Thanks
     
  2. pete

    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    I'm guessing that it's the weather.
    Most types don't like heat and really don't like to dry out at all.

    I believe that if they have run to seed (bolted),they are unlikely to be much use.
     
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    I believe it depends on the lettuce variety either. Some packages have the data if the variety is resistant to bolting, or if it can be successfully grown in summer.
     
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