Questions tagged: lettuce

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Peggy
Answer: Hi Peggy, Thrips are tiny black elongated insects that are often seen on flowers and vegetables. If the insects are slightly larger and rounder it ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: lettuce, aphids
Answered: 03:22PM, 02 Nov 2011
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Judy
Answer: Hi Judy, There are a few pests that can attack lettuce. From your photos, the damage could be either mites or the Rutherglen bug. Lettuce also ge...
Answered: 12:05PM, 28 Nov 2011
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Russell
Answer: Hi Russell You don’t mention how long you have been growing your lettuce. Lettuce is not difficult to grow but you need to grow it quickly for thos...
Answered: 12:09PM, 13 Dec 2011
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Tammy
Answer: Hi Tammy, It is difficult to identify the cause of the lesions. Is the lettuce leaf skelotonised? If it is then the cause is probably caterpillar...
Category: Diseases
Tags: lettuce
Answered: 01:25PM, 30 May 2012
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Chris
Answer: This lettuce variety is Cos “Freckles”
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: lettuce
Answered: 01:15PM, 08 May 2013
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Eugene
Answer: While lettuce is easy grow it can be difficult to get it to form a head. The formation of a head is almost entirely dependant on the weather. Lettu...
Answered: 02:12PM, 08 May 2015
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Russell
Answer: Hi Russell, It sounds like a rot to me. The lettuces can be treated with Liquid Copper Fungicide as a treatment. However, if it’s too late, I...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: lettuce
Answered: 03:28PM, 25 Aug 2015
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vanessa
Answer: Hi Vanessa, yes it should be ok to eat..you don’t want it to get to old and bitter. If you have bugs on the leaves just a wash under the tap ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: lettuce
Answered: 08:26AM, 08 Jun 2016
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Cheralyn
Answer: Hi Cheralyn, Thank you for contacting Yates. The humidity combined with the hotter weather will produce some fungal growth in the garden bed, espec...
Category: General
Answered: 05:04PM, 23 Jan 2017