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Buttercrunch

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 159
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99


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Pkt (≈ 1000 seeds)

25g (≈ 25,000 seeds)

This butterhead type of lettuce is prized for its heavy, compact heads, superb flavor and heat resistance. The center leaves blanch to a light color with a buttery texture and rich flavor. Outer leaves are crisp and juicy. A good choice for production in early summer; ideal for containers.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Row Spacing: 15" (38cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 7-14
  • Plant Spacing: 4-6" (10-15cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 65 

Plant: Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Repeat at 2 week intervals until late spring. Sow again in late summer and fall.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when 3" (7.5cm) tall. Provide light shade for late spring and summer sowings.

Harvest: Pick outer leaves as needed. Center leaves form a loose head which is harvested by cutting entire plant.

Your Health: Rich in fiber and potassium, with moderate amount of vitamin A.