Batavia Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Sierra') in the Lettuces Database

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Data specific to Lettuces (Edit)
Lettuce Type: Batavian

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 8"
Leaves: Other: Green leaves with red tips and veins. Compact and upright. Very heat resistant. Resists some diseases, bottom rot, bolting and tipburn even in hot summers. 'Sierra' lettuce was introduced by Vilmorin in 1992, then was "PVP#9000142" until 2010.
Uses: Vegetable
Salad greens
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: 40F to 75F. Fastest from 60F to 70F.
Days to germinate: 2-15
Depth to plant seed: 1/8 inch deep
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Lettuce almost never cross-pollinates. It has perfect flowers and usually self-pollinates before opening. 50 DTM. Recent French OP variety. (Vilmorin 1992).
Pollinators: Self
Flies

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