Lettuce, Lactuca sativa, is a leafy herbaceous annual or biennial plant in the family Asteraceae grown for its leaves which are used as a salad green. The lettuce plant can...
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all 5 iceberg lettuce plants
Iceberg Lettuce red instead of green

Lettuce    Boston, Massachusetts

these are my iceberg lettuce plants 3 have a red thing going on and 2 look green but one has a tear up one of the leaves - I myself am pretty green (new) to gardening and its my...

Asked by: adrianne (3 points)   Posted:May 10, 2017

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This is one of the most damaged leaves, it looks like a symptom of toxicity.
Damaged lettuce

Lettuce    ecuador

I found this symptoms on lettuce leaves both young and old ones, are starting to become necrotic with a grey/brownish color, as if they've been burned and turned to ashes. The...

Asked by: Carlos Hidalgo (1 point)   Posted:August 9, 2016

0 answers    329 views

Do you notice the cut on the leafs of lettuce
About lettuce leafs

Lettuce    None Given.

Hi, I want to know why there is a cut on the leafs of the lettuce. Is it infected by any insects. How can I prevent this. Kindly help me. Thanking you

Asked by: Gangadhar Atthaluri (1 point)   Posted:January 22, 2016

1 answer    769 views

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Lettuce seed

Lettuce    None Given.

Four days back I had seed the lettuce out side in a shade and the medium used is coco peat. I watered the seed by spraying thrice a day, after three days when I dig to see the...

Asked by: Gangadhar Atthaluri (1 point)   Posted:January 10, 2016

1 answer    860 views

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Yellowing and spots on my hydroponic rex lettuce

Lettuce    western MA/ south windsor CT

We're growing rex butterhead lettuce in a NFT hydroponic system inside under lights. We've been battling potato aphids w/ Nuke em a omri listed food grade insecticide that uses...

Asked by: Tony (8 points)   Posted:November 24, 2014

2 answers    1882 views

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Lettuce seedlings

Lettuce    None Given.

This is my third failure with lettuce. I always face this problem when growing lettuce. They are very delicate, I even water them with a light spray but they still break during...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:October 10, 2014

2 answers    1433 views

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Why are my lettuce seedlings "leggy"?

Lettuce    NY

I started lettuce seedlings about 14 or 15 days ago. I planted them in a seed starting mix in flat trays by planting 3 or 4 seeds together in one hole. I positioned the trays in...

Asked by: Jennifer Casey (2 points)   Posted:April 17, 2013

5 answers    19632 views

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How to thin seedlings

Lettuce    NY

Hi everybody. I am new to gardening and growing vegetables. I would like to know how to thin my seedlings. I am growing lettuce, green beans and peas and I planted 3-4 seeds per...

Asked by: Jennifer Casey (2 points)   Posted:April 16, 2013

3 answers    4765 views

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Successive plantings of lettuce

Lettuce    CO

I am growing up some lettuce plants and I would quite like to have a supply of it over spring and into summer if I can. How often do I need to sow seeds? Every two weeks seems...

Asked by: Becca Harman (1 point)   Posted:April 4, 2013

2 answers    2281 views