Lettuce, Manoa

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Quick facts

  • Stand-out heat resistance
  • Semi-savoyed leaves

Lactuca sativa

A tropical version of the heirloom variety Green Mignonette (itself a very heat resistant lettuce) from which it was bred.   This variety is heat resistant and is a favorite in Hawaii.   It is a semi-heading lettuce (loosely packed heads) and grows 8-10 inches tall.  Heads can can weigh up to 1 lb..  Can also be harvested for baby leaves at 38-45 days.  

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


3-5 w.

6-17 d.


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Direct sow up to 4 weeks before the average last frost. Plant successively every two weeks to keep you in young greens, or give them more space to mature and harvest the whole head.

Seed specs:  Packet size~ 200 min.