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Lettuce, Iceberg
Lactuca sativa 'VanMax'

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 12, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Harris Moran which offers this description: "Vanmax sets the standard in fall planted lettuce. Rugged and dependable, Vanmax is still going strong. This yielder is bred for mid-autumn season in the desert areas. Ideal climatic conditions are warm, medium long days at planting moving into the cool short days of late fall at harvest time." PVP