Butterheads are better 

adapted to more extremes in the weather. 

Butterheads have a soft, silky texture and small, rose-like heads. 

Quick growth makes for good flavors and tenderness, so assure water and fertility. 

Likes a moderately good, loose well-drained soil. Water regularly. 

Lettuce seed doesn’t germinate when the temperature reaches 85 degrees. 

In summer heat, sow in the evening, water well, and give some shade. To reset the seed put in airtight jar in refrigerator for 4 days.

Lactuca sativa C,W/Matures 11-13/Harvest 1-3/Yield 135-540/Spacing 8-9' or 12"

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