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Lettuce

Lactuca spp.

LACTUCA SERRIOLA - MORROCURT - IB-151 (Enciam bord) by Isidre blanc (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Lettuce Overview

Lactuca is a genus of 147 recognised species of annual, biennial and perennial herbaceous plants and some shrubs in the Asteraceae (Asteraceae) family. This genus has a worldwide distribution and a centre of diversity in temperate Eurasia. Commonly known as lettuce, the genus includes cultivated species grown as edibles and some common weeds, with daisy-like flower heads in yellow, blue or white.

Common problems with Lettuce

Other uses of Lettuce

Culinary