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Butterhead lettuce 'Okayama Salad'

Lactuca sativa var. capitata

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Okayama Salad is a popular variety of Butterhead lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa var. capitata 'Okayama Salad'). 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. Okayama Salad normally grows to a max height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm metric).

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

How to grow Okayama Salad

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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 Okayama Salad is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Okayama Salad are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.2 and 6.8 as Okayama Salad is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Okayama Salad from seed

Look to ensure a distance 5.85 inches (15.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Okayama Salad about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Okayama Salad

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

Harvesting Okayama Salad