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Growing lettuce in the garden is as common as buttering bread is for most mid-western Americans.

But, how long does lettuce take to grow, from start to harvest?

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Today’s common gardening question: how long does lettuce take to grow?

The answer: lettuce takes anywhere from 1 to 2 months to grow from seeds to harvest. The type of lettuce you are growing, the season, climate, how well you care for it, and other factors affect how long it takes to grow. On average, most lettuce species matures inside of 45 to 50 days.


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