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Lettuce 'Tomahawk'

Lactuca sativa

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'Tomahawk' is a Lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa. 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. Tomahawk normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Tomahawk 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 Tomahawk have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tomahawk

  • Partial Sun

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

Growing Tomahawk from seed

Aim to sow 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 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 Tomahawk about 53 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tomahawk

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

Harvesting Tomahawk