When to Harvest Lettuce

Romaine lettuce. image by U.S. Department of Agriculture

Harvest leaf lettuce when the leaves are several inches long. Cut head lettuce at the base when the head is large and firm.

Keywords: leaf lettuce, harvest romaine, pick vegetables

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Photo by: U.S. Department of Agriculture