Home      banniere de jardihaie    Contact    facebook     French

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)

The lettuce is an annual vegetable
It is from the compositae family

lettuce

ROTATION

It is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

Seeds are sown during a waning crescent moon from spring until autumn depending on the variety.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes being near carrots, beetroot, onions, and strawberries.
Avoid planting it near sunflowers.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

The shoots can wilt due to an excess of humidity.
The principal malady is mildew.
Aphids,slugs and mole crickets are the principle pests.

ADVICE

If you know of, and plant the different varieties, you can have lettuce in the garden almost all of the year.