Variety: Little Gem
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 600 seeds
Days to Maturity: 50
Fruit Color: Green
Seeds Per Pack: 600
Fruit Width: 5 in
Additional Characteristics: Cool Season,Direct Sow,Edible
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
(P)?Pkt of 600 seeds
Days to maturity: 50 days.
Grow the sweetest, most tender butterhead (Boston) lettuce you’ve ever tasted in just 50 days with this petite gourmet treat!
Little Gem bears dark green heads just 5 inches across and packed with tender-fresh sweetness. Just wash these attractive little heads and serve them whole as the center of a composed salad, or use them as super-sweet, soft wrappers for appetizers and finger food.
Children love them, too, for their non-astringent flavor and midget size.
Lettuce thrives in cold weather and can be sown directly into the garden, starting in early spring. For an even earlier harvest, sow indoors; the seedlings don’t mind transplanting. If a fall crop is desired, begin in late summer. Grow in single rows, plants spaced 6 inches apart, or in containers.
Pkt is 1/32 oz, at least 600 seeds, sowing a 30-foot row.