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Lettuce 'Lollo bionda'  

Lactuca sativa

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Lollo bionda is a popular variety of Lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Lollo bionda'). Leaves appear approximately as a   Lime Green colour.

Tender crinkled leaves.

An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Lollo bionda normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

As Lollo bionda Lettuce is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Lollo bionda have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Lollo bionda

  • Partial Sun

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Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Lollo bionda 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. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil is loamy and has a ph of between 6.2 and 6.8 as Lettuce is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Lollo bionda 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 Lollo bionda about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Lollo bionda

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Lollo bionda about 45 days before your last frost date.

Harvesting Lollo bionda

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