Heirloom Butterhead Lettuce

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Generally grown to full-size heads, butterhead lettuce receives its name from the sweet buttery flavor and delicate texture of the large, ruffled outer leaves. Cutting into the lettuce reveals a soft, folded, and blanched heart. Boston lettuce is a well-renowned Butterhead type, featuring soft and smooth, light-green leaves and big heads.


Lettuce Butterhead Adriana 200 Non-GMO, Open Pollinated Seeds

$3.23

Heat tolerant, butterhead. Open pollinated seeds. Developed by the same talented breeder, Adriana is larger than Ermosa with a broader disease package. Heads are full and dense with good taste. Good tolerance to tipburn, heat, and bolting, with resistance to downy mildew races 1-16 and LMV.  Harvest in about 50 days.


Lettuce Butterhead Bibb 500 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds

$3.23

Heirloom Butterhead Lettuce is one of the great classic heirloom butterhead lettuce varieties available anywhere. Bibb Lettuce produces abundant yields of crisp and delicious lettuce. One of the most popular salad lettuces.  Harvest in about 55 days.


Lettuce Butterhead Little Gem 500 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds

$3.23

An ole’ English Heirloom variety, Little Gem is as tasty as it is diminutive. An excellent salad lettuce, Little Gem tends to have a pleasantly distinctive nutty flavor. All in all, an excellent lettuce worth a try. Note: lettuce dorks have argued for decades as to whether Little Gem should be considered a Butterhead or Romaine variety. As for us, we’ve declared neutrality in this lettuce war, and have decided to let the customers decide for themselves!   Harvest in about 50 days.


Lettuce Butterhead Marvel of Four Seasons 500 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds

$3.23

Medium to large heads form rosettes of bronze, gold, red and green toned leaves. Will thrive in a range of climates, thus the "Four Seasons" moniker, this vigorous plant is easy to grow and remains crisp during all stages. A true French heirloom from the 1800s, Marvel of Four Seasons has been lovingly cultivated in kitchen gardens for centuries.   Harvest in about 30 days.


Lettuce Butterhead Red Cross 200 Non-GMO, Organic Seeds

$3.23

Heat tolerant red butterhead. The large, fancy, bright-red heads make a stunning presentation. Suitable for spring, summer, and fall crops. High resistance to downy mildew races 1-16, 19, 21, 23. MT0-30.  Harvest in about 50 days.


Lettuce Butterhead Tom Thumb 500 Non-GMO, Organic, Heirloom Seeds

$3.23

Tom Thumb is another English heirloom lettuce that is particularly useful for those with limited growing space. Each head is the perfect size for a crispy and tasty salad. Has a similar nutty taste to Little Gem.  Harvest in about 60 days.


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All of the variety information on the David's Garden Seeds® website, including the days to maturity, color and size are based on data from tests done at specific locations. Many factors, including geographic location, daytime and nighttime temperatures, the availability of plant nutrients, many unknown climate factors and insects/pest interact to determine a variety's performance. For information on which varieties will perform best in your area, we recommend that you contact your local county extension agent or a Master Gardener.

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