Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Matchless') in the Lettuces Database

Data specific to Lettuces (Edit)
Lettuce Type: Looseleaf

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Other: Green, slightly savoyed, deer tongue-shaped leaves are sweet, crisp and tasty. Upright, loose heads. Some bolt resistance. Suggested as summer lettuce by some.
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. 54 DTM OP variety.
Pollinators: Self
Flies

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