How to Grow Red Oak Leaf Lettuce

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Red Oak Leaf Lettuce Lactuca sativa ‘Red Oak Leaf’ Duration: Annual When to Sow: Spring Light Conditions: Full sun to partial shade Ease of Germination: Easy Days to maturity: Full size in 45 days Red oak leaf lettuce is a great addition for any garden. It produces sweet-flavoured, tender, deep red and finely divided leaves. This variety will not go …

How to Grow Wild Lettuce

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Wild Lettuce Wild Lettuce commonly refers to the bitter cousin of common garden lettuce (L. sativa). It is native to Europe and is called by various names, such as wild lettuce, bitter lettuce, or opium lettuce. The fresh leaves can be added to salads, though be forewarned that the leaves are more bitter than typical salad greens. Once established, wild lettuce …

How to Grow Chinese Toon (Toona sinensis) from Seed

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  Toona sinensis is also known as Chinese toon and Chinese mahogany. It is a fast growing deciduous tree, growing up to 25 m tall with a trunk up to 70 cm diameter. It is a source of valuable hardwood similar to mahagony. Toona Sinensis Sprouts At the seedling stage the fresh young leaves and shoots are edible, highly nutritious, …