Winter Density is a popular variety of Lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Winter Density'). This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Winter Density normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).
As Winter Density Lettuce is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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How to grow Winter Density
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Winter Density is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Winter Density are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 5.8 and 6.8 as Lettuce is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.
Growing Winter Density from seed
Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches
(15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.49 inches
(1.25 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F
to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Winter Density about 53 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Winter Density
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Winter Density is a tender plant.
Harvesting Winter Density