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Lettuce Seeds, Buttercrunch

Lactuca sativa
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Buttercrunch lettuce produces excellent, medium-green heads. This cool-weather crop is the largest and most heat-tolerant of the Butterhead lettuce types. Loose heads of crumpled leaves are crisp, thick, and juicy.

  • SKU: 140123
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full sun|Partial sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
7 to 10 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Moist 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
60 to 70 days
Best container size
Best
Container Size:
12"+
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.8
  • Approximate Seed Count: 725-775
  • Planting Method: Sow Direct
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Heirloom
  • Water Needs: Moist 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: Creamy and never bitter
  • Tolerance: heat
  • Companion Planting: Plant near chives, onions, oregano, peas, radish, basil, zinnia. Chives, onions, and garlic can repel aphids and other pests by disguising the scent of the lettuce with their own aromatic properties. Basil is believed to enhance both the taste and development of lettuce. Radishes can serve as a useful decoy crop to attract flea beetles away from lettuce.
  • Preparation Ideas: A wonderful variety for use in salads or BLT sandwiches.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Plant in moist, well drained soil, as soon as ground can be worked. Repeat at 2 week intervals until late Spring. For earlier crop, start indoors 4-5 weeks before the last frost.
  • Planting Depth: 1.3 cm (1/2")
  • Plant Spacing: 20 cm (8")
  • Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")
Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Lettuce requires plenty of moisture.

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