Webb's Wonderful is part of the Lettuce genus and is a Lettuce variety. Its scientific name is Lactuca sativa 'Webb's Wonderful'.
Webb’s wonderful is a large crisphead lettuce that crops all summer long. Slow to bolt with solid, crisp crunchy hearts.
Webb's Wonderful grows as an Annual
and is a Vegetable
. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Webb's Wonderful normally reaches to a mature height of 7.8 inches
Webb's Wonderful Lettuce is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Webb's Wonderful
A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Webb's Wonderful 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 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Webb's Wonderful requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.2 - 6.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.
Growing Webb's Wonderful 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 Webb's Wonderful about 60 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Webb's Wonderful
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Webb's Wonderful is a tender plant.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Webb's Wonderful about 45 days before your last frost date.
Harvesting Webb's Wonderful
Expect harvests to start to occur in early autumn.