Lettuce - Oakleaf
This lettuce has leaves that are similar in shape to a white oak tree, which is where it gets its name. This is a great lettuce for Florida because it does well in the warmer days, this is a slow bolting lettuce.
When to Plant:
- North Florida: September - October & February - March
- Central Florida: September - March
- South Florida: September - January
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 8-12” of space between each other. Sow directly into the garden or start transplants undercover. Plant seeds about ⅛ “ - ¼ “ deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 7 - 14 Days
Days to Maturity: 60 - 70 days
Number of seeds per pack: Approx. 100 seeds
For a more detailed dive into growing Lettuce in Florida check out this guide that I wrote.