Lettuce: Butterhead: Tom Thumb - Seeds & Bulbs
Lettuce - Butterhead
This English heirloom gourmet variety is a great lettuce for window boxes & planters, and it makes a cute border plant. The leaves are mild tasting and buttery, not crunchy. The small heads are the perfect size for individual salads.
Days to Maturity: 50
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