BUTTERHEAD LETTUCE SEEDS
Lettuce is a cool weather crop that is be planted in the spring as early the ground can be worked and then sown at two week intervals through late spring or early summer depending on the climate. Fall crops can be begun in mid-summer in cool areas - or late summer in hot climates. Loose-leaf varieties are thinned to 4 inches apart, romaine and head lettuce to 1-foot apart.
BUTTERCRUNCHButterhead Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 65 days
A thick, crisp, juicy, slow-bolting butterhead with a large, yellow-white heart and dark green, red-tinged leaves. Easy to grow and of the highest quality. All-America Selection. Packet is 1 gram, about 800 seeds.
RED CROSSButterhead Lettuce Seeds
(OP) 48 days
Brilliant, large, bright red heads. An improved Marvel of Four Seasons, with more vibrant color, and better heat resistance. Packet is ¼ gram, about 200-250 seeds.
How to Plant BUTTERHEAD LETTUCE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and cover lightly. Kept at 65° F., germination averages 7-14 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds 1 inch apart in rows 12-18 inches apart. Thin to 4-12 inches apart.