Salad Bowl Green Lettuce and other leafy greens have high water transpiration rates and should be kept consistently moist in well drained soil. Salad Bowl Green Lettuce can grow up to 6 inches and can spread 8 inches. The lettuce needs a lot of sunshine. It takes about 45-50 days until the plant is fully grown. The plant's botanical name is Lactuca Sativa. It is in the Asteraceae family (Daisy Family). The plant is pretty large. In order to plant it right, there has to be rich and moist soil with a pH of 6.0 - 6.8. The lettuce is a shade of light green (why they call it Salad Bowl "Green" Lettuce) and also has wavy and deep notched leaves. Salad Bowl Green Lettuce grows very fast, is long standing, and doesn't go bad in hot weather.
I hope you enjoy learning how the garden changes throughout the school year.