Edible leafy foliage in a range of colors and forms make this a salad staple. Lettuce is grown quickly with regular watering and fertile soil. Snails and slugs need to be fended off with regular inspections and night-time raids. In temperate zones lettuce will grow in any season but does best in Autumn and Spring.
Grass and Groundcover
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Semi-arid with summer rain,
Moist temperate with hot summers,
Semi-arid with winter rain,
Moist temperate with warm summers,
Winter rains with dry summers