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Farm and Feeds > Lettuce > Buttercrunch | Ritchie Feed & Seed Inc.
Buttercrunch Lettuce Seeds (Butterhead Type) 1750. A medium green, long standing variety. The crisp, thick leaves are sweet and tender and free from any hint of bitterness. Hidden within the enticing outer leaves is the beautiful “buttery heart”.
880 seed/gram. Lettuce is a sun-loving cool weather crop that grows best in organic, well drained soil. Sow as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring, then every two weeks thereafter to ensure a continuous supply. Sow about 3 mm (1/8″) deep in rows 45 cm (18″) apart. 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 become bitter.
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