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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Loose Leaf Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Green Star'

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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: 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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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