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Lettuce: Lactuca Sativa 'Celtuce'

Botanical name: Lactuca Sativa 'Celtuce'

Common name: lettuce

also known as (asparagus lettuce, celery lettuce, chinese lettuce or stem lettuce)

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Lettuce: Lactuca Sativa 'Celtuce'

at a glance

Soil: dry, acidic, loam
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

fall interest, edible

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description for "Lettuce: Lactuca Sativa 'Celtuce'"

Whether eaten raw or cooked, 'Celtuce' lettuce is a tasty variety. This selection was first discovered in China in the 1840's and remains popular today. Its easily recognized by its celery like stems and ribbed green leaves. Additionally, it's very high in Vitamin C and can also be used as greens. Maturity in 60-65 days. Edited by S. Derr

History:

Seeds originally collected in China

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