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Lettuce, Butterhead Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Valdor'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lactuca (lak-TOO-kuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Valdor
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On Oct 28, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

50 days to maturity. Valdor is a butterhead lettuce variety and is especially cold-resistant. Raised beds are beneficial for early spring sowings. Start harvesting when the heads are half grown. Cut the entire plant and trim off most of the outer leaves.