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Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce

Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce

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You will get 1 gram seeds of Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce for planting.

Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce is a small, compact variety of lettuce with a delicate, buttery texture. This variety is perfect for growing in containers or in small spaces, as it only grows to about 6 inches tall and wide. Its small size makes it ideal for salads and sandwiches.

This lettuce is easy to grow from seed and requires little maintenance once established. It prefers full sun to partial shade and does best in well-drained soils. It can be planted directly into the garden or started indoors in containers for transplanting later.

Latin Name: Lactuca sativa var. capitata

Growing Details:
• Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep in well-draining soil
• Keep soil moist but not soggy
• Thin seedlings to 6 inches apart when they reach 2 inches tall
• Harvest leaves when they reach desired size (usually 3-4 inches)
• Best grown in temperatures between 60-70°F (15-21°C)
• Full sun to partial shade
Maintaining Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce:
• Water regularly, keeping soil moist but not soggy
• Fertilize every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer
• Remove any yellowing or wilted leaves as soon as possible
• Protect from extreme heat or cold temperatures
• Pinch off flower heads to encourage more leaf growth

Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce is a fast-growing and rewarding crop that produces sweet, buttery leaves for salads and sandwiches. With its compact size and easy maintenance, this variety is perfect for small spaces or container gardens. With proper care, you can enjoy fresh lettuce all season long!

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