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BUTTERHEAD Lettuce Seeds

Lactuca sativa

How to plant Butterhead Lettuce seeds

Also known as Boston or Bibb, Butterhead lettuce has a very delicate texture resulting in exquisite salads, and bestows a certain silky elegance to sandwiches.

Red-Earred Butterheart Butterhead organic lettuce VG00106


Organically grown. Loose heads of gorgeous pointed, buttery, puckered leaves are deep red with lime centers. Delicious flavor and succulent texture.

¼ Gram - $1.99
Flashy Butter Gem Butterhead organic lettuce VG00103

FLASHY BUTTER GEM Butterhead Lettuce (OP)

Organically grown. Buttery yet sturdy rounded green leaves with crimson red splashes form dense, slightly oval-shaped heads.

¼ Gram - $1.99
Buttercrunch butterhead lettuce VG00093

BUTTERCRUNCH Butterhead Lettuce (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.

1 Gram - $1.99
Carmona Butterhead organic lettuce VG00104

CARMONA Butterhead Lettuce (OP)

Organically grown. A favorite of market growers, Carmona produces large, bright red heads with lime green hearts. Silky texture and outstanding disease resistance.

¼ Gram - $2.49

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″ apart in rows 12-18″ apart. Thin to 12″ apart.

How to grow butterhead lettuce: Plant butterhead lettuce in the early spring, then sow seeds at two week intervals through late spring or early summer depending on the climate. Additionally, in areas with a long fall season, butterhead lettuce seeds can be started in mid or late summer for an autumn harvest.