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: Grown for its red, pointed, deer tongue shaped, edible leaves. Frank Morton bred 'Red Deer Tongue' for darker red, white veins, disease resistance and some heat tolerance.
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. 48 DTM. Recent OP variety.
Pollinators: Self
Flies

Common names
  • Lettuce

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paleohunter On February 4, 2024 Transplanted
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