"Let Us" Eat Lettuce
Morgan, Ainsley, Faith, and Ashley
Plant the seeds in groups of 4 every 8” to 10”. The row spacing should be 6” and the seed depth should be ⅛”.
How long does it take?
- Planting Times: Early Spring
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Harvest: 68 days
Lettuce: Ready to Harvest
Planted on: Thursday, March 19, 2015
Should Germinate: 24-29 of March
Should be Ready to Harvest: May 16, 2015
-romaine is a french name
-oldest type of lettuce
-member of the sunflower family
-the darker the leaf color, the more nutritious it is
-On average, Americans eat 30 pounds of lettuce every year
-Most lettuce sold in the US is grown in California
Things you can include lettuce in:
Lettuce originated in the Mediterranean area and was first grown as a weed. It’s over 6,000 years ago. Ancient Egyptian artwork, especially tomb paintings, depicts different varieties of lettuce. Ancient Greeks and Romans also cultivated lettuce of lettuce made.