Lettuce, Cos Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Verde Degli Ortolani'

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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

A 65 day, large headed, Italian Romaine.