'Grand Rapids' is a Lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa. Grand Rapids is generally thought of as a heirloom variety. Leaves appear approximately as a Yellow-green colour.
This is a large green leaf lettuce variety which are wavy and curled at the edges and resistant to tip burn. Crisp and tasty. Can be grown in cold frames, greenhouse and in the garden.An annual, so it will last but a year in its native climate. Grand Rapids normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).
Grand Rapids Lettuce is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Grand Rapids about 60 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Grand Rapids about 45 days before your last frost date.
You can harvest the leaves while still small and tender with scissors, there is no need to wait until the plant is mature. It will continue to grow and produce new leaves.