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Lettuce 'Grandpa Admire's'   

Lactuca sativa

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Grandpa Admire's is part of the Lettuce genus and is a Lettuce variety. Its scientific name is Lactuca sativa 'Grandpa Admire's'. Grandpa Admire's is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety. Leaves appear approximately as a   Green-yellow and   Bronze colour.

Bronze-tinged leaves form large, loose heads. Mild flavor, slow to bolt, even in extreme heat. Butterhead, 60 DTM. 1

It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Grandpa Admire's normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

United States is believed to be where Grandpa Admire's originates from.

Grandpa Admire's 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 Grandpa Admire's have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Grandpa Admire's

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Position in a partial sun location and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Grandpa Admire's is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Grandpa Admire's needs a loamy soil with a ph of 6.2 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).

Growing Grandpa Admire's 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 Grandpa Admire's about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Grandpa Admire's

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Grandpa Admire's about 45 days before your last frost date.

Harvesting Grandpa Admire's

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by early autumn.

Lettuce Grandpa Admire's Etymology

In 1977, 90-year-old Chloe Lowry gave this family heirloom to SSE. It is named after her grandfather, George Admire, who was a Civil War veteran. 1

Misspellings of Lettuce 'Grandpa Admire's'

Gpa Admires, Grampa Admire’s, Grandpa Admires, Grandpa Admire, Grampa Admires

Other Names for Lettuce 'Grandpa Admire's'

Grandpa Admire’s OG