This is a great Bibb lettuce for baby green salads or huge, full heads. This variety is slow to bolt (go to seed) even in the heat of the summer– when most lettuce gets stressed out and tries to complete its life cycle.
- Date: For Spring Planting Start Indoors: March 1, Transplant: April 1, or Direct Seed: March 1, For Fall Planting: Direct Seed August 1-October 1
- Planting Depth: ⅛-¼ in.
- Germination Rate: 96%
- For Raised Beds: For full head lettuce, space plants 6 in. apart. For baby greens, simply broadcast over the soil surface and rake in to the top layer.
- For Containers: Can be grown in shallow window boxes or deep planters. Only needs 4- 6 in. of soil depth so can be grown in almost any size container. Broadcast seed for baby greens or plant each head of lettuce in a container measuring at least one gallon.