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Lactuca sativa Lactuca sativa Lettuce : fact sheet


Species name:
Lactuca sativa Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Common names:
Blaarslaai ,Lettuce
Description:
Lettuce, Vegetable, Low-growing Annual Herbaceous

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Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 50cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Low-growing Biennials
Usage:
Vegetables ,Edible Fruit/Berries/Capsules/Seeds ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Syrup/Sap/Oil ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Winter (June-Aug.)
Features:
Sap Milky ,Usually grown as an Annual
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive