Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Auburn'

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Days to Maturity:

Mid (69-80 days)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Type:

American hybrid

French hybrid

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:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 24, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"This is a very upright bronze colored romaine leaf with lots of green contrast. It has a semi-thick leaf, not quite as thick as Breen, but similar in color. The leaf is broad with a narrow attachment." Osborne