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Lettuce, Cos Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Mignonette Bronze'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lactuca (lak-TOO-kuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mignonette Bronze
Additional cultivar information:(aka Bronze Mignonette)
Hybridized by Henderson
Registered or introduced: 1898
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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)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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 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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Seward, Alaska

Jacksonville, Illinois

Marrero, Louisiana

Cortland, New York

Troy, New York

Cascade, Virginia

Dayton, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 11, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An antique bronze butterhead only slightly larger than Tom Thumb. (46 day).

Neutral

On Dec 22, 2004, Lettuceman from Dayton, WA wrote:

A rather small, ground-hugging lettuce that is quite attractive with bronze mixed with light and dark green. Easy to grow, tends to bolt early.

Positive

On Jan 13, 2003, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

A miniature cos-type lettuce, very attractive leaves.