Vegetables
Days to harvest: 50

Data specific to Lettuces (Edit)
Lettuce Type: Loose head or Butterhead

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Other: Grown for its edible leaves. Light green with bronze flecks or patches. "Bronze" may be pink or "blush" in Northern states. Compact, early, dense heads bolt quickly.
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. 49 DTM.
Pollinators: Self
Flies

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Common names
  • Lettuce

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