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Lettuce, Batavia Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Arianna'

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

Vegetables

Height:

Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Days to Maturity:

Early (55-68 days)

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Seed Type:

Family heirlooms

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Provides winter interest

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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

39 days to maturity; 'Arianna' has thick, bright green leaves