|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Leaves:||Other: Very deeply lobed green leaves grow in small tight clusters with white stems or ribs. Resists bolting and bitterness in heat.
|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
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Lettuce almost never cross-pollinates. It has perfect flowers and usually self-pollinates before opening. 45 DTM. OP variety introduced by Vilmorin in 1771.
|Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 23, 2013 4:07 PM
I grew Oakleaf lettuce last year. It was my first time trying the oakleaf variety. It is supposed to resist bolting, which is why I grew it. While mine did not bolt, I find that I did not care for the small, not so tender leaves.
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