Crisp lettuce is the star of this simple lettuce salad recipe with the easiest lemon dressing and a good sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. You’ll be making this easy salad recipe over and over! It comes together in just 5 minutes.
Oak Leaf lettuce grows best in full sun, but will also do well in partial shade. The plants need moist, well-drained soil to thrive. Baby leaves can be harvested at about 30 days. The plants will mature in about 50 to 60 days.
Planting and Harvesting
Plants require partial shade in warm climates, rich, well-drained soil and regular water. Sow directly into prepared beds 2-4 weeks before the last expected frost.
Sow directly in the ground, lettuce grows well in cool weather. Sow seeds in an interval of two weeks for continual harvest. Plant in full sun to partial shade.
Plant container grown plants out when the risk of frost has passed, in rich moisture retentive soil. Watch out for slugs and snails – treat with pellets, or barriers (egg-shells, saw-dust, or copper tape) to avoid damage to the plants
Cuttings will root in aeroponic systems.