Lettuce Great Lakes Iceberg – Item #414


Introduced in 1941, Great Lakes continues to be the favored iceberg lettuce for both home gardeners and commercial growers. Noted for its crisp, round, dense heads with large, crinkled leaves. Both heat and cold tolerant and slow to bolt. Stores well, and perfect for salads and lettuce wraps. An All-America Selections winner in 1944.

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Additional information

Weight 1.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)

Plant Space: 12″ (30cm)

Row Space: 15″ (38cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Lettuce prefers cool weather. Select a location with full sun, or partial shade in hot areas. Sow in early spring or fall, or in winter in mild climates. Keep soil evenly moist for best growth. Thin regularly. Lettuce does not like to be crowded.

Harvest as soon as the inner head is tight and firm, well before the plant bolts (sends up a seed stalk). Remove the entire head by cutting at the base.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

Matures In: 85 days

Attributes: AAS winner