LETTUCE

How To Grow Lettuce

Plant Type: Annual
Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa
Light: full sun – shade in summer
Soil Type: Good drainage, rich, loose, loam
Soil Temperature: 40° +
ph Range: 6.0 – 7.0
Watering: Keep moist
Plant (Payson): March 1 – May 1 / August 1 – September 15
Planting Method: Seed
Germination: 7 – 14 days 5
Transplant: Not recommended
Maturity: 45 – 55 days
Common Pests: Slugs, aphids, leaf hoppers
Common Diseases: Damping off, downey mildew

OVERVIEW

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SOIL PREPARATION

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PLANTING

Transplanting

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Seed
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SEEDS
GOING TO SEED
TIP BURN
Elasmostethus
Cruciatus
GRASSHOPPER
SLUGS
CARE & GROWING

MULCHING
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WATERING
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FERTILIZING
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WEEDING
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DISEASE
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BUGS
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HARVESTING

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PRESERVING/STORING

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Helpful Links
To aid in your gardening success, here are some useful, trusted links for more information on tomatoes. Please remember Payson Community Garden is an organic garden. Some of these sites may contain recommendations for non-organic products. Please see this website or Plant Fair Nursery website for a list of recommended products that meet the organic standards of Payson Community Garden.

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