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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Cos Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Vivian'

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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: Vivian

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Days to Maturity:
Early (55-68 days)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Seed Type:
Open-pollinated

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive tem On Jun 7, 2011, tem from Los Angeles, CA wrote:

Grows well in containers. Nice texture and flavor.

Regional...

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

Los Angeles, California
Zephyrhills, Florida
Troy, New York



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