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Old 04-09-2010, 09:35 AM
Luches Luches is offline
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Originally Posted by eduardomachado View Post
which means I lost them
You can always try to put them in the fridge for a few days (as long as they keep fresh) and try again. I've heard that that the bitterness may vanish or get less intense. No warranty, it's worth a try. You can also cook it in with some dish where the bitterness doesn't matter or is welcome. We use often a few leafs in noodle soup.

Fact is that lettuce likes cool climate but there are some that tolerate the heat better and will not bolt that early. Try more varieties in the future. I have some Korean and Portuguese varieties growing now that seem to cope well with the actual 38.5C! My nutrients are at 33.4 C and that doesn't seem to bother them either

Vale, vale...
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