We’d use a case of lettuce at a time to make a salad.

I’ve had much more success in this regard with celery and green onions.This is lettuce that is bolting – it is close to producing flowers and seeds.

You can harvest repeatedly.I’ve tried regrowing avocado from the pit and pineapple from the crown, but I wasn’t too impressed. I'm excited to share my favorite tips and recipes for enjoying and preserving seasonal food. Good luck and let us know how it goes. Like you, I’ve grown enough romaine lettuce to fill a couple of sandwiches or for a salad for one person. However, I’m not expecting too much from it – a handful of greens for a sandwich is great. Mine has a little brown on the outer edge where the original lettuce was but the new growth is still a healthy greenIt should be okay. Daniel says. I grow some every year starting in April/May. Source(s): lettuce turning brown: https://biturl.im/gprui. It’s an interesting and fun process with a tasty reward at the end. Here are some various results.If you notice brown spots starting, harvest right away. Being able to watch nature work is so awesome.It is awesome, I agree! It has little stalks and many nice tasty leaves. I have a question. I am currently growing green onions.scallions & romaine (1st time) in a glass. It is as simple as that. Here’s how you keep cleaned, chopped lettuce fresh in your fridge for at least a week! They’re so easy to grow, and when I tell others, who are buying them, that they can be regrown, I get reactions of surprise. Cut around brown spots.I have also tried potting my romaine lettuce, but I have not had great success with the plants thriving and turning into a full head of lettuce for us to enjoy. Strip the bottom leaves and leave the top two, so you have a nice long leafless stem. It will be eaten as my daughter loves to take a salad to work with her for lunch, but the lemon juice trick keeps it green and crisp until she eats it.I did not know this, but I always wrestle the salad with my handsNow you know that you can use a knife and that if the salad isn’t going to be eaten in a short time, to soak the lettuce in lemon water.

Damaged lettuce turns brown, but if the knife is sharp, cutting it won’t damage more cells than tearing it. You have nothing to lose and only lettuce to gain. It isn’t uncommon for us to make way too much salad around here, so we have some leftover. For a long time, it was believed that it was better to tear lettuce, such as for salad, than to cut it with a knife. For that matter, free-radicals in the body are caused by oxidation, which is why people are often so mindful of “anti-oxidants”, which help prevent the oxidation.Oxidation is simply the breakdown of something due to oxygen. Food storage questions are common, especially since certain foods are difficult to keep fresh. Is that normal? At some point the lettuce will turn bitter, bolt or start to spoil.Don’t expect a full sized head of lettuce. lol TYIAYes, I have never tried it, but I’m sure they would work just like the green onions.Hi I wanted to know if my regrown lettuce is Ok. Thai basil, cinnamon basil, lemon basil and of course the classic Genovese sweet basil.

I used to buy actual heads of lettuce but noticed I stopped eating salad because it wasn't convenient to make. I simply cut a fairly long section off the basil plant and put it into a vase or jar with water near a window or outside on the porch railing. I did change the water daily…Hmm, not sure what happened Ania. Acids cut the amount of oxygen that gets to the lettuce. November 2, 2016 at 10:24 pm. The plant looks so cute, but it is too cold to plant. That lettuce actually turned out pretty good. I use a rubber band around the rim of the pot to stretch the wrap tight and to hold in place.
I have MANY LEAVES on them… one is 2 and half wks in and other is 3 days in. Keep lettuce plants well-watered.

Now they regrow but they definitely aren’t what I’m going for. As you can see by the photos, I’ve never gotten more than 5 to 7 little leaves off the second growth. If you continue to use this site you are happy with it.