SOW Delicious Slab of Seed - Heirloom Lettuce

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  • Easy to Grow
  • Container friendly
  • Can be grown on a balcony
  • Non-GMO

Lettuce is a fantastic and rewarding crop, that just keeps giving all summer long.  And there is no better way to create an instant salad with a gorgeous bowl of lettuce varieties.

Lettuce was first discovered over 6000 years ago, so make like an Egyptian and grow and create your own lettuce wonderland with Sow delicious seed slabs for some fresh fanciful salads.

Seed slab grows 3 Varieties of Lettuce: Red Salad Bowl, Lolla Rosa, Speckles

Plant Level: Easy 

Planting Season: Summer

Companion Plants: Beetroot, coriander, cucumber, onions, spinach, tomatoes

FOODIE FUN FACT: Lettuce was cultivated as far back as 6000 years ago in Egypt. Crisp up lettuce in a bowl of ice water.

The SOW Delicious seed slabs are soil “chocolate slabs”, each brick is embedded with open-pollinated heirloom seeds. The non-GMO seeds will grow into your selected choice of either vegetables, fruit, or herbs. Each soil slabs is enriched to ensure vigorous germination. These slabs are the perfect place to start for those of you new to growing your own produce.

Benefits of Sow Delicious Seeds Slabs:

  • Easy to space and plant 
  • Slab organically pre-fertilized 
  • Grows well in pots 
  • Added soil-biotics enhance growth & flavour 
  • The super-soil block holds water 3 x longer
  • Bee-friendly 
  • Only grows edible 'superfood' plants
  • Compostable box 
  • Infused with Non-GMO, open-pollinated, Heirloom Seed
  • What is Heirloom Seed? The purest seed on earth - Preserved for generations 

Ready for more? Why not check out the whole SOW Delicious Collection of Seed Slabs here.

How to use 

Follow these simple instructions to get planting.

  • SNAP into single blocks and soak in water for 5min. 1 block = 1 plant
  • PLANT in a sunny spot in a pot or directly into your garden, 1mm below the soil surface.
  • WATER daily until germination, thereafter keep the soil moist

 Harvest in 10-14 weeks and revel in your success!

We offer some of the most affordable shipping in South Africa! And use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:

Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town
No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days from order.

Cape Town (Local) Same Day - orders before 11am
R75 fee, order before 11am, delivery in afternoon *see qualifying suburbs below

Cape Town & Surrounds
R60 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days from order.

Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc.)
R95 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days from order.

Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus)
R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days from order (CPT regional), 4-5 days (rest of SA).


SAME DAY DELIVERY: CAPE TOWN - LOCAL (orders before 11am)

> Orders before 11h00 are delivered same day
> Orders after 11h00 are delivered the next day

Available for Suburbs: Bakoven, Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Fresnaye, Green Point, Three Anchor Bay, Mouille Point, V+A, Foreshore, CBD, Bo Kaap, Tamboerskloof, Oranjezicht, Gardens, Vredehoek, Zonnebloem, Woodstock, Salt River, Pinelands, Paarden Eiland.


LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above)
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Nursery Pot (black plastic)

Decorative Planter (ceramic etc)

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10 - 12cm 


13 - 14cm

14 - 15cm

16 - 17cm

18 - 20cm

18 - 21cm


26 - 30cm


32 - 35cm


36 - 40cm


42 - 45cm

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Nursery Pot (black plastic)

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14cm - 15cm


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