Butter Crunch Lettuce Seeds QTY. 500

South GA Seed Company
SKU:
1437
$2.10
(1 review)
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Buttercrunch lettuce produces a wonderful head of mild buttery flavored dark green leaves with a white-yellow heart.Very long season. This lettuce performs well in spring and fall and has thick, juicy leaves which grow 6-8" in height. Perfect addition to your garden!

  • QTY: 500
  • Seed Planting Depth: 1/8"
  • Germination Temperature: 40-65
  • Days to Germination: 2-14   
  • Row Spacing: 12" 
  • Plant Spacing: 8"  
  • 100' Row Yield: 80 lb 
  • Sun: Full
  • Harvest time:  68 days

 

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Lettuce is a self pollinator, so you can grow different varieties 50 ft apart. Lettuce needs to be about 2 inches tall when the cold weather moves in so planting will largely depend upon location. The plants are them mulched heavy until next year when they will begin to bolt upwards. Once they do bolt the lettuce can no longer be eaten as it will be bitter. The plant sends forth a stalk into the air 4 to 5 ft high. Then flowers appear and continue to open for over a month and then the seeds also start coming in. Watch the plant for feathery seeds and then collect them by shaking over a paper bag.

 

Reviews

  • 5
    Butter Crunch

    Posted by Mike on 14th May 2022

    Our second variety to grow from South GA Seed Co and it was a hit. Large leaves and very tender, literally melts in your mouth.