Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Braveheart'

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

Category
Vegetables

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

Spacing
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Days to Maturity
Early (55-68 days)

Foliage
Herbaceous

Seed Type
Open-pollinated

Other details

Soil pH requirements
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements

Where to Grow