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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.

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

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

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.