Aimers Organics

Aimers Organics Seeds - Lettuce - Buttercrunch

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Buttercrunch Organic Lettuce Seeds 4095. Open Pollinated. Approx. 1,000 seeds/pkt (880 seeds/gram).

With its very descriptive mouth-watering name, Buttercrunch is a real winner! This is a butterhead type of lettuce with crisp, thick, well-formed medium to dark green outer leaves hiding an appealing buttery yellow-white heart. Buttercrunch shows good resistance to bolting. Here’s a tip: for best taste, harvest, clean and take it directly to the table.

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While lettuce is fairly adaptable, it will make its best growth on organic, well-drained soils in sunny locations. Since lettuce is a cool weather crop, sow seed as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring then every two weeks thereafter to ensure a continuous supply. Sow seed about 3mm (1/8in) deep in rows 45cm (18in) apart. Lettuce can also be sown in blocks or squares as opposed to rows. Thin heading lettuce to 30cm (12in) spacing. An even supply of moisture during the entire growth period is imperative for success. Harvest head lettuce by cutting the head off at the base just below the lower leaves. Once lettuce bolts (starts to produce a rapidly growing flower stem), leaves will become bitter.

  • Planting Depth: 3mm (1/8in)
  • Row Spacing: 45cm (18in)
  • Thin To: 30cm (12in)
Days to Emergence
5 - 10 days
Days to Harvest 65 days
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Family Name Asteraceae
Frost Tolerance Can Withstand Light Frost
Growth Habit Bushy
Height Low (15 - 25cm)
Heritage Open Pollinated
Latin Latuca sativa
Lifecycle Annual
Light Full Sun
Organic Status Certified Organic
Propagation Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool