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Lettuce 'Aerostar'

Lactuca sativa

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'Aerostar' is a Lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa. Aerostar is generally thought of as a patented hybrid variety.

Aerostar is a dark green romaine lettuce with good disease resistance. Works for both baby leaf or as a medium sized romaine head. Smooth leaves and long season. Downy mildew resistant.

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. Aerostar normally reaches to a mature height of 9.75 inches (25.0 cm).

Netherlands is believed to be where Aerostar originates from.

Aerostar 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 Aerostar have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Aerostar

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Aerostar is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Aerostar 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 Aerostar likes to be in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Aerostar from seed

Aim to sow 0.27 inches (0.7 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 7.8 inches (20.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Aerostar

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

Harvesting Aerostar

Aerostar Patent Information

An Enza Zaden Beheer B.V. (a Netherlands corp.) proprietary patented lettuce cultivar designated ‘Aerostar’. 1.

Misspellings of Lettuce 'Aerostar'

Aero Star, Aero-star, Areostar

Other Names for Lettuce 'Aerostar'