Lettuce - Buttercrunch, Butterhead - Latuca
A leaf leaf lettuce with a loose head style. Much more nutritious than "Iceburg". Smooth texture. Lighter flavor than romaine and without a hard rib in the center.
Zones: 3-9 (may need more shade in zone 7 and above to avoid drying out or sunburn)
Sun: Full Sun to Half Sun/Shade
Time to Maturity: 40 - 60 Days
Germination Time: 7-14 days
Germination Rate: 85%
Avg. Number of Seeds per Packet: 500 (measured by weight)
Height: 8-12 inches
Frost Hardy: No
Country of Origin: USA
Non-GMO and Open Pollinated
- Slow to Bolt or Go to Seed
Direct sow under light cover. Water well. Thin (or transplant) plants to 8 inches apartwhen second set of leaves appears.
Thinned plants may be eaten as baby greens.
Higher in Nutrition than "Cabbage Head" Lettuces
Quick Growing, Slow to Go to Seed