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Vegetable Description: This unusual lettuce with a resemblance to both leaf lettuce and iceberg lettuce was first grown by Lt. Jack B. Bibb of Frankfurt, Kentucky in 1935. Lt. Bibb experimented with horticulture in his greenhouse and ended up with this famous variety, which provides the traditional salad lettuce of the Kentucky Derby. Bibb lettuce also has been called "limestone lettuce" because of the high lime content in the Kentucky soil.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 55 to 60 Days
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 10000
Vegetable Height: 9 in to 12 in
Vegetable Spacing: -
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant about 12”-18” apart and 1/8“ below soil surface. Rows should be spaced at 18”-24” apart.-
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