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PlantFiles: Lettuce, Butterhead Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Adriana'

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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: Adriana

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive LTilton On May 9, 2009, LTilton from Glen Ellyn, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

Heat-resistant butterhead, leaves not as soft and buttery as they might be, but it didn't bolt.



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