(Lactuca sativa) An Old World crop, appreciated since ancient times, that requires cooler temperatures to grow really well. Sow in place in the garden as early in spring as soil may be worked— seeds sprout and grow whenever mild weather predominates. Or start indoors and set out acclimated seedlings 2-4 weeks before last frost date. Succession plant lettuce for a continual crop, but avoid long days and heat of early-mid summer. May be grown right through the winter where the weather is mild, or under row cover, cold frames, etc. Lettuce is healthy and rich in Vitamins A & C.
Buttercrunch lettuce rewards you with superb taste and texture. The beginning of a great salad. These seeds can be sown as early as the soil can be worked. May be planted every 2 to 3 weeks until late spring. Butterhead type lettuce. Tolerates some light shade. Maturity 65 Days
Heirloom.An unusual bright green romaine with crimson splashes. Upright growth, early coloring and crisp texture make this an excellent choice for both baby leaf and full-sized heads. Heat tolerant with a similar texture to Jericho or Pirat. See baby leaf photo on page 47. For baby or full size • Heat tolerant. (Lactuca sativa). Maturity 28 days baby/55 days full size.