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Lettuce 'Ithaca Heirloom Heading'

Lactuca sativa

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'Ithaca Heirloom Heading' is a Lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa. Ithaca Heirloom Heading is generally thought of as a heirloom variety.

A heading lettuce.

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. Ithaca Heirloom Heading normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

United States is believed to be where Ithaca Heirloom Heading originates from.

Ithaca Heirloom Heading Lettuce is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Ithaca Heirloom Heading have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Ithaca Heirloom Heading

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Ithaca Heirloom Heading is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Ithaca Heirloom Heading are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Ideally plant in loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.8 and 6.8 as Ithaca Heirloom Heading likes to be in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Ithaca Heirloom Heading from seed

Sow 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 5.85 inches (15.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Ithaca Heirloom Heading about 53 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Ithaca Heirloom Heading

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Ithaca Heirloom Heading is a tender plant.

Harvesting Ithaca Heirloom Heading

Lettuce Ithaca Heirloom Heading Etymology

Geographic heirloom from Ithaca, NY.

Other Names for Lettuce 'Ithaca Heirloom Heading'

Ithaca Head, Ithaca Heirloom