Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is Generally grown as a annual and is easily cultivated, although it requires relatively low temperatures to prevent it from flowering quickly.Lettuce is very easy to grow despite it can be plagued with numerous nutrient deficiencies, as well as insect, mammal pests, fungal and bacterial diseases.
Lettuce grows best in full sun in loose, nitrogen-rich soils between 6 – 7 pH.
There are several types of lettuce, but these three are the most common:
- Leaf (looseleaf)
- Crisphead (iceberg)
- Roamine (Cos)
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