Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa Form: Vase
Common Name:lettuce Texture:Very coarse
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Orbicular, Spatulate, Oblong, Undulate (wavy), Entire, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Aug- Sep
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Silver, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Leaves colorful, mostly green reddish or rarely variegated, yellow, gold or bluish.