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Wild lettuce Lactuca virosa

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Lactuca virosa
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Grown medicinally for the milky white sap that oozes from the plant when it is cut. Wild lettuce is the ancestor of all salad lettuces grown today. Since ancient times, wild lettuce has been used by indigenous tribes to remedy pain, digestion, and stress.

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Lactuca virosa

Data sheet

Zones:
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle:
Biennial
Light:
Full Sun, Full Sun / Partial Shade
Water Needs:
Very Low, Low, Low/Moderate
Soil Type:
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Growth Rate:
Moderate, Slow/Moderate
Height:
i: Up to 5 Feet
Edible:
Yes
Special Features:
Butterfiles and Pollinators, Drying and Crafts, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value
Warnings:
Can be Invasive
Evergreen
No
Growing Instructions:
Forms basal rosette in first year. Sow in spring or fall into finely raked soil. Gently press seeds into the soil keeping moist until established. Full growth in 2nd year.

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EAN13
0810071361197
UPC
810071361197
MPN
WLLV50X
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4.8
19 Reviews
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