Buttercrunch Lettuce

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Buttercrunch Lettuce

4.00

A bibb type lettuce that was developed at Cornell University in the early 1960s. It has wonderful crispness and buttery leaves that are great for salads or sandwiches. A more heat tolerant lettuce, this does well for us in our hot New Mexico climate.

 

Planting Instructions: Lettuce is hardy and can be planted as soon as the soil can be worked. Lettuce grows best in temperatures hovering around 60-65 degrees. Sow every couple of weeks for a continuous supply.  Sow seeds 1 inch apart in rows 8-12 inches apart. Cover seed lightly and firm soil gently. Thin to 8 inches between heads. Lettuce will germinate well in cooler soil, but poorly in soils warmer than 75 degrees.

 

Sow: March-May

Germinate: 5-10 days

Water: Moist

Harvest:  65 days

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