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

Data specific to Lettuces (Edit)
Lettuce Type: Iceberg

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 5-6 inches
Plant Spread: 5-6 inches
Leaves: Other: Crisp medium-green green leaves. Firm, well-wrapped 5-6" "Iceberg" style heads. Slow to bolt. Developed by Dr. Minotti of Cornell University.
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. 65 DTM.
Pollinators: Self
Flies

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