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Butterhead lettuce 'Manoa'

Lactuca sativa var. capitata

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'Manoa' is a Butterhead lettuce variety in the Lettuce genus with a scientific name of Lactuca sativa var. capitata. 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. Manoa 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 Manoa have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Manoa

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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 Manoa 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. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Manoa are Zone 4 and Zone 9. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.2 and 6.8 as Manoa likes to be in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Manoa from seed

Sow 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 5.85 inches (15.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 5°C / 41°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Manoa

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

Harvesting Manoa

Misspellings of Butterhead lettuce 'Manoa'


Other Names for Butterhead lettuce 'Manoa'

Mona, Lolita, Anuenue, Green Mignonette