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Binomial Name Lactuca Sativa
Taxon Species
Description Lettuce is a cool weather crop and high temperatures will impede germination and/or cause the plant to bolt (go to seed quickly). Some hybrid cultivars have been bred to be more heat-resistant.
Companions Elephant Garlic Purple Carrot Cherry Belle Radish Green Bell Pepper Shishito Pepper White Carrot Fresno Pepper Clover
Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed outdoors, thin to 20cm when seedlings are 3cm tall
Spread (diameter) 15 centimeters
Row Spacing 20 centimeters
Height 20 centimeters