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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Batavia Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Arianna'

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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: 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

Profile:

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1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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

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



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