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2024 Seed Catalog

Butterhead Lettuce Seeds

Lactuca sativa (Open pollinated)

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.

How to Plant and Grow Butterhead Lettuce

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Butterhead Lettuce Seeds: Sow seeds 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 in. apart in rows 12-18 in. apart. Thin to 12 in. apart.

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.

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