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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Loose Leaf Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Mascara'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lactuca (lak-TOO-kuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mascara

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated
Commercial heirloom

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl On Feb 28, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Curly, frilled, oakleaf-shaped leaves retain dark red color in hot weather. Nice mild flavor. Bolt resistance. Looseleaf, 65 days.

Neutral Farmerdill On Jun 10, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A dark red, Dutch oak leaf cultivar.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, California



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