Lettuce plant growing leaf plant of the genus Lactuca, Lettuce plant is Annual or biennial plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate
Leaves color can be: green, red, purple, black, bordeaux or yellow. The shape can oval round, ovate, elliptic can be also shapeless, the edge of the leaf can be clear, serrate, lobate, sinuate and more, the leaf can be wavy
Flower color blue in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence
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Requirements for growing Lettuce plant:
What is the best way to start growing Lettuce plant:
Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction in Lettuce plant?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Lettuce plant:
Sometime the flowers grow early and the leaves become bitter
When is the best time to plant a Lettuce plant plant:
Autumn - frost free area / Spring - temperate climate
Pests and diseases in Lettuce plant:
Aphids, armyworms, slugs, snail, leafminers
When is the best time to prune a Lettuce plant plant?
How to prune a Lettuce plant:
Dead leaves, prune the blossom stems
What is the size of a Lettuce plant plant?
Growth speed in Lettuce plant:
Lettuce plant Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Lettuce plant:
Full Sun (not in warm season)/ Half Shade
It is possible to grow Lettuce plant indoor?
Growing Lettuce plant is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Lettuce plant bloom?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Small 1-3 cm blue flowers grow on inflorescence
Thinning / Deadheading of Lettuce plant Blossom:
Better to thinning the stem before the flowers
Pollination is done by:
When to trim Lettuce leaves?
In cold area spring-summer in frost free autumn-winter
How to trim Lettuce leaves?
Two possibility separate leaves or all the leaves of the plant
Information about Lettuce leaves:
Green, red, purple, black, bordeaux. The shape can oval round, ovate, eliptic can be also shapeless, the edge of the leaf can be clear, serrate, lobate, sinuate and more, the leaf can be wavy
Uses of Lettuce leaves:
Salad, eaten row