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Lettuce

Lettuce has many different varieties?and is often used in salads or sandwiches. They are mainly grown for their leaves, and are rich in vitamin K and A.

Origin:

Egypt

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors a month before the last frost.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 4-8 weeks before the first frost.

Preferred Growing Climate:?Cool, mild Mediterranean

Planting Depth: 1/2-1?

Plant Spacing: 4-8?

Days to Germinate: 2-12?days

Days to Harvest: 45-55 days

In Season:

Year-Round

Pairs Well With:

Salad, soup, sandwiches, wraps

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat: 0.2 g ? ?0%

Saturated Fat: 0 g ? ?0%

Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1 g

Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%

Sodium: 28 mg ? ?1%

Potassium: 194 mg ? ?5%

Total Carbohydrate: 2.9 g ? ?0%

Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g ? ?5%

Sugar: 0.8 g

Protein: 1.4 g ? ?2%

Vitamin A: 148% ? ? Vitamin C: 15%

Calcium: 3% ? ?Iron: 4%

Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 5%

Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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