Plant Care Canada Lettuce

Canada Lettuce

About Canada Lettuce

Canada Lettuce is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Canada Lettuce likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Lactuca canadensis

Also known as

Canada wild lettuce, tall lettuce, wild lettuce, arrow-leaved lettuce, devil's weed and tall wild lettuce

How to care for Canada Lettuce


How often to water your Canada Lettuce

Water needs for Canada Lettuce
0.5 cups
every 9

Canada Lettuce needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Canada Lettuce

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Canada Lettuce in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canada Lettuce: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canada Lettuce love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Canada Lettuce does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canada Lettuce in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Canada Lettuce

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canada Lettuce: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canada Lettuce after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Canada Lettuce

Canada Lettuce

Canada Lettuce

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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