Emerald Oak is a popular variety of Lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Emerald Oak'). 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. Emerald Oak normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).
As Emerald Oak 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 Emerald Oak
Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Emerald Oak 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 Emerald Oak 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 Emerald Oak 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 Emerald Oak about 53 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Emerald Oak
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Emerald Oak is a tender plant.
Harvesting Emerald Oak