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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Loose Leaf Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Midnight Ruffles'

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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: Midnight Ruffles

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Category:
Vegetables

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Terry On May 22, 2013, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

43 days to maturity, with ebony-hued ruffled leaves.

Regional...

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

Troy, New York



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