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Lettuce 'Anuenue'

Lactuca sativa

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

Introduced 1987. Developed at the U. of Hawaii. ‘Anuenue’ is the Hawaiian name for “rainbow” (pronounced “ah-nu-ee-nu-ee”). A valuable feature of this variety is the ability of the seed to germinate at higher soil temperatures (above 80oF). It resembles a crisphead lettuce with bright glossy green leaves. Heat-tolerant and bolt resistant. Recommended for all lettuce growing seasons.

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. Anuenue normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Anuenue 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 Anuenue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Anuenue

  • 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 Anuenue is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Anuenue are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Anuenue needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.2 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Anuenue from seed

Ensure a distance of 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 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 Anuenue about 53 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Anuenue

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

Harvesting Anuenue