Lettuce, Loose Leaf Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Green Star'

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

Open-pollinated

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:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 1, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 53 day bright green leaf lettuce that is tolerant to heat, bolting and tipburn. Tolerant to Downy Mildew.