Lettuce: Butterhead: Speckles - Seeds & Bulbs
Lettuce - Butterhead
Make a salad with Speckles lettuce and no one will notice if there are bugs in it! The unusual speckling of these mild, tender, thick but soft leaves will add visual interest to any salad. Rarely bitter, quick maturing, also known as Boston or bib lettuce. Great in containers.
Days to Maturity: 55
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring, 3 to 4 weeks before last frost, and successive plantings every 3 weeks.
When to Sow Inside: Six weeks before last frost and in summer when outside temperatures are too warm for the seeds to germinate
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Row Spacing: 8"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 10
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 5" apart