Lettuce Italienischer growing leaf plant of the genus Lactuca also known Italienischer Oakleaf Lettuce, Lettuce Italienischer is Annual or biennial plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12 as autumn-winter planting or 2-10a as spring planting

Lettuce Italienischer leaves

Leaves color green in pinnate shape leaves grow in rosette.

Flower color yellow in small size 1-3 cm, the flowers grow on inflorescence

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Requirements for Lettuce Italienischer growing and care:

Cool weather

What is the best way to start growing?
Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sometime the flowers grow early and the leaves become bitter

Planting season:
Autumn – frost free area / Spring – temperate climate

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, armyworms, slugs, snail, leafminers

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Dead leaves, prune the blossom stems

Size of the plant?
5-50 cm, 2-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (not in warm season)/ Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Small 1-3 cm yellow flowers grow on inflorescence

Thinning the bloom:
Better to thinning the stem before the flowers

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
In cold area spring-summer in frost free autumn-winter (50-60 days from sowing)

How to harvest the leaves?
Two possibility separate leaves or all the leaves of the plant

Information about leaves:
Green leaves in pinnate shape leaves grow in rosette

Uses of Lettuce Italienischer leaves:
Salad, eaten raw

Scientific name:

Lactuca sativa

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