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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Cos Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Verde Degli Ortolani'

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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: Verde Degli Ortolani

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Seed Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive saya On Jul 30, 2006, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

A yummy lettuce...crispy...easy to grow...sun and the heat (near to 40o..it has never been sooo hot overhere)..it did 'nt harm it at all...just a little sprinkling in the evening..it did 'nt go to flower earlier.. Once harvested this salade stays long crispy...

Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 23, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 65 day, large headed, Italian Romaine.



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