Species: L. sativa
Lettuce belongs to the Compositae family. It grows in a basal rosette that gives life to a head that can take the form of spherical and elongated, and many variations between these two forms. Also the shape of the leaves as their color is also present very different depending on the variety. Below some head varieties.
|Scientific name||Lactuca sativa|
|Recommended Seeding||In Pots|
|Number of seeds||3|
|Sowing Depth||0.30 cm|
|Distance between rows||25 cm / 40 cm|
|Distance between rows||25 cm / 35 cm|
|Estimated number of plants/sqm||10.00|
|Average growing time||70 gg / 100 gg|
|Average sprouting time||6 gg / 7 gg|
|Produce per sqm||1.00 kg / 4.00 kg|
|Estimated growing sqm per person||2.0|
|Ideal Sprouting Temperature (C°)||14 °c - 18 °c|
|Min. Temperature (C°)||-2 °c|
|Soil pH||6.00 / 7.00|
|Can be grown in pots||yes|
Large clump, leaves edged in red
Head of medium size, green-blond leaves
Head of medium size, green
Large round clump, deep green color
Head of medium-large, light green-blond
Variety that grows a good sized compact head. It has blistered green leaves that are highly variegated with red.
An Italian variety that is hardy and resists extremely well in high temperatures.
The head is elongated, not very compact and grows upright. The leaves are light green, broad and slightly blistered.
This variety can be grown either to cut and come again or as a head. It is a hardy plant that adapts well to various climates and types of soil.
The leaves are light green, of a good size and have deeply lobed edges. It has extremely good regrowth capacity and is very slow to bolt.