Can I grow bibb lettuce in a 6 inch pot?
I have Red Sails lettuce growing in pots indoors under grow lights and planted in Miracle Grow potting soil. The problem is that it keeps wilting before the leaves start to turn red. At first I had a batch that I over watered, and they developed root rot and all died. I watered it when the leaves were wilting. I have a new batch that I let the soil dry out before I water it. Every time I water, it starts wilting. The temp is around 68-70 degrees, sometimes around 72. Could it be bolting? All of the outside leaves had died on the Romaine, and what little leaves are left, are long and skinny. It keeps growing more in the middle, making it taller. All my other herbs and chard are doing great. Could it be the temperature?
How close to the base of the plant can leaves be harvested?
How do I harvest romaine lettuce?
How long does it take for commander lettuce to reach maturity, and how do I really know it’s ready? My lettuce has been in the ground for about 41 days. It has started forming heads but I’m not quite sure how big or firm they get or how to know they are ready for harvesting.
I have tons of tiny black beady things all over the lettuce in my garden. They are the size of tiny dirt granules. . . looks like someone sprinkled compost over my plants, but no one did. Are these pest eggs of some sort?
How do I know when to cut leaf lettuce growing in an oblong planter? Where do you cut it, and will it grow back to cut again?
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