Lettuce
 
 
 
 
Lettuce Green Chimasanche Seed Package PictureLettuce

English Name - Lettuce

Japanese Name - チマサンチェ (chimasanche)

Picture - Lettuce seeds
Picture - Lettuce ready for harvest
Picture - Harvested lettuce
Picture - An unknown lettuce ready for harvest
Picture - Harvested unknown lettuce
Picture - Washed unknown lettuce
Picture - Lettuce insect damage #1
Picture - Lettuce insect damage #2

None of the lettuce did well the first year on the island. This year none is being grown. Apparently the seeds were too old and none even sprouted.
Regular Lettuce

This is what might be considered regular lettuce.

Picture - Some lettuce ready for harvest.
Lettuce Green Chimasanche Harvest Washed PictureWashed Leaves

These came out fairly good despite the strong winds, although the leaves are a bit tattered.

Picture - Washed leaves ready to eat.
Lettuce Green Retasu Seed Package PictureLettuce

English Name - Lettuce

Japanese Name - レタス (retasu)

Picture - Lettuce seeds
Picture - Lettuce ready for harvest
Picture - Harvested lettuce

Another type of regular lettuce.
Lettuce Green Retasu Harvest Washed PictureWashed Leaves

This lettuce was also subject to the strong winds and did not do very well.

Picture - A few washed leaves.
Lettuce Green Saladana Seed Package PictureButterhead Lettuce

English Name - Butterhead lettuce

Japanese Name - サラダ菜 (saladana)

Picture - Lettuce seeds
Picture - Lettuce ready for harvest
Picture - Harvested lettuce

This lettuce slightly resembles bok choy or some types of Chinese cabbage.
Lettuce Green Saladana Harvest Washed PictureSame Story

Pretty much was the same story with this type of lettuce. Not much produced.

Picture - Washed lettuce leaves.
Lettuce Green Saniiretasu Seed Package PictureRed Leaf Lettuce

English Name - Red Leaf Lettuce

Japanese Name - サニーレタス (saniiretasu)

Picture - Lettuce seeds
Picture - Lettuce ready for harvest #1
Picture - Lettuce ready for harvest #2
Picture - Harvested lettuce #1
Picture - Harvested lettuce #2
Picture - Harvested Washed

Without a doubt the best lettuce grown to date.
Tanegashima Japan Farming Subtropical Climate Growing Producing Gardening Farm Plan Vegetables Lettuce Green Saniiretasu Harvest Washed PictureNice Leaves

This type of lettuce looked nice, tasted good, and was very bug resistant.

Picture - Washes lettuce leaves.
Lettuce Green Salada Set Seed Package PictureSalad Set Lettuce

English Name - Salad set lettuce

Japanese Name - サラダセット (salada set)

Picture - Lettuce seeds

This lettuce was totally blown over thanks to the strong winds and did not produce.
Resources

As an amateur farmer, I am constantly looking for information to make things easier, and to be more productive in my farms.

My best resource though is all of you REAL FARMERS out there. If you are growing lettuce, please take some time and post a comment with your thoughts, suggestions, constructive criticism, and links to useful sites.

Your input will be greatly appreciated not only by me, but anyone else visiting this page. Thanking you ahead of time for posting.

For now check out the following links, which I found to be very useful.

Picture - Lettuce seeds.
Wikipedia - general information about lettuce.
 
 
 
 
 
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