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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 Radish bush bean Onion Cucumber Strawberry Beets French Breakfast Radish Purple Carrot Purple Cauliflower Watermelon Radish Anaheim Pepper Black Habanero Scotch Bonnet Peppers Carrot, Pusa Asita Cherokee Purple Tomato Green Bell Pepper Red Bell Pepper Orange Bell Pepper Green Tabasco Pepper Red Tabasco Peppers Poblano Peppers Shishito Peppers Red Scotch Bonnet Pepper Yellow Scotch Bonnet Pepper Green Zebra Tomato Striped Cavern Tomato Red Carrot White Carrot
Sun Requirements Partial Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed outdoors, thin to 20cm when seedlings are 3cm tall
Spread 15 centimeters
Row Spacing 20 centimeters
Height 20 centimeters