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What's up with my lettuce?

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by rimorchione on May 06, 2006 03:24 AM
Yesterday it looked like my lettuce had been uprooted! A lot of white tendrils appeared around the little green leaves that looked like roots. I tugged on them lightly and it seems like they're still rooted. I just don't understand this phenomenom. They sprouted only about a week and a half ago. Is this normal, or should I be worried?
by weezie13 on May 06, 2006 06:41 AM
Did anyone spray alot of water, or did it rain hard?
Wind???

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by rimorchione on May 06, 2006 09:00 AM
It's been a little windy and my wife, when she watered them last, said she did not spray hard at all. Perhaps it's the wind? Do you think they'll still survive?
by Tamara from Minnesota on May 06, 2006 02:57 PM
It's hard to say exactly from your description but it sounds like what baby lettuce always looks like. It is not in the ground at the base of the leaves but has a little thin stemlike thing that attaches it to the soil. I can't really explain it better than that.

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