Data specific to Lettuces (Edit)
Lettuce Type: Romaine

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Other: Grown for its edible, dark green, partially savoyed leaves. Smooth ribs. Tall, upright heads. Slow-bolting. High yields.
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. 56-70 DTM.
Pollinators: Self

Common names
  • Lettuce

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Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2019-05-07

Date: 2016-03-03
Location: Augusta GA
Date: 2019-04-09
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 4, 2019 4:09 PM concerning plant:
    Green Forest is quick and vigorous. Its performance leaves my other varieties in the dust, It is slightly savored, medium green, two pound heads. Holds well and seems tolerant of 90 degree temps.

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