A butterhead variety considered a real delicacy. Easy to grow. The small, somewhat loose head is tender with a distinctive flavor. Early starting is advised to avoid bolting to seed in hot weather
Sow directly in garden as early as soil can be made fine and loose. Cool weather vegetable. Plant seeds every 2 inches, covering firmly with soil. Thin to 1 plant every 12 inches when seedlings are 2 inches tall. Harvest entire head at maturity.
Lettuce needs plenty of moisture. Also, fall crops may have to be started indoors since lettuce has a difficult time even germinating in hot weather. Transplant with care.
- Days to Germination: 7 - 10 days
- Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
- Days to Harvest: 57 days
- Spacing Row / Plant: 18 inches / 12 inches
- Availability for seeds is limited after August 1st
- Seeds carry a listed package expiration date of 12/31