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Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Lactuca Sativa 'Grand Rapids'

 

Lettuce 'Grand Rapids' (Loose Leaf)

Lettuce is an annual vegetable for use as a salad vegetable. There are three main types: butterhead, crisphead and Cos, the first being smaller having soft leaves, the second crisp leaves and larger, the latter being conical, semi crisp, and tallish.'Grand Rapids' is a large green leaf lettuce variety, with wavy edges to the leaves. It is a crisp and tasty variety that can be grown in cold frame, greenhouse or in the garden

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plant Features
  • Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Lettuce 'Grand Rapids' (Loose Leaf)

Latin name

Lactuca Sativa 'Grand Rapids'

type

Vegetable

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.8 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Lettuce Grand Rapids (Loose Leaf) is 0.15meters x 0.15meters 0.15 M 0.15 M

Lactuca Sativa 'Grand Rapids'

Lettuce is an annual vegetable for use as a salad vegetable. There are three main types: butterhead, crisphead and Cos, the first being smaller having soft leaves, the second crisp leaves and larger, the latter being conical, semi crisp, and tallish.'Grand Rapids' is a large green leaf lettuce variety, with wavy edges to the leaves. It is a crisp and tasty variety that can be grown in cold frame, greenhouse or in the garden


Planting outdoors

From Mid Spring TO Mid Summer

Plant container grown plants out when risk of frost has passed, in rich moisture retentive soil. Watch out for slugs and snails - treat with pellets, or barriers (egg-shells, saw-dust, or copper tape) to avoid damage to the plants

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Summer

Sow lettuce seeds in damp compost in greenhouse, and keep the compost moist, but not waterlogged. Sow in succession - about every two weeks - to get a continuous crop

 
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