Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa 'Ithaca'; Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family)
Height: Firm, well-wrapped heads. 5 1/2 inches across.
Spacing: 5 - 6 inches between plants; 12 - 18 inches between rows.
Depth: Sow 1/8 inch deep into the soil.
Spread: 6 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Light green leaves.
Days To Maturity: 65 days.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile, moist soil.
Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 500 seeds per packet.
Size: Heads are 5 1/2 " across.
Comments: Superior iceburg type takes the heat. Resists tip burn and brown rib. Is slow to form seed stalks. Popular choice for warm-weather regions. Solid, tightly wrapped heads stay firm, crisp and deliciious.