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Lettuce 'Great lakes 118'

Lactuca sativa

  • 10 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 13 stashed

Great lakes 118 is part of the Lettuce genus and is a Lettuce variety. Its scientific name is Lactuca sativa 'Great lakes 118'. Great lakes 118 is generally thought of as a open-polliated variety.

Denali Seed Co. USDA Organic. Made for Alaska. Head Lettuce called Great Lakes 118.

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. Great lakes 118 normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Great lakes 118 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 Great lakes 118 have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Great lakes 118

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Great lakes 118 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 Great lakes 118 are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Great lakes 118 needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.8 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Great lakes 118 from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.49 inches (1.25 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Great lakes 118 about 53 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Great lakes 118

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Great lakes 118 is a tender plant.

Harvesting Great lakes 118

Other Names for Lettuce 'Great lakes 118'

Head lettuce