Little Gem Lettuce Seeds

(P) Pkt of 600 seeds
Item #05137-PK-P1
$3.95
Quantity

Description

Supersweet flavor

Days to Maturity: 50

Grow the sweetest, most tender butterhead (Boston) lettuce you've ever tasted in just 50 days with this petite gourmet treat.

The perfect variety for window box gardens, limited spaces, and those hard-to-fill corners in the vegetable garden.

Little Gem bears dark green heads just 5 inches across and packed with tender-fresh sweetness. Just wash these attractive little heads and serve them whole as the center of a composed salad, or use them as supersweet, soft wrappers for appetizers and finger food.

Children love them, too, for their non-astringent flavor and midget size.

Lettuce thrives in cold weather and can be sown directly into the garden, starting in early spring. For an even earlier harvest, sow indoors; the seedlings don't mind transplanting. If a fall crop is desired, begin in late summer. Grow in single rows, plants spaced 6 inches apart, or in containers.

Pkt is 32 oz. (approx. 600 seeds); (sowing a 30-foot row)

Details

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Genus Lactuca
Species sativa
Variety Little Gem
Item Form (P) Pkt of 600 seeds
Days to Maturity 50
Fruit Color Green
Seeds Per Pack 600
Additional Characteristics Cool Season, Direct Sow, Edible
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Containers, Cuisine, Outdoor

Product Review Summary

Based on 2 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

July 17, 2018

Great

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Idk what other reviewers are talking about. This variety has preformed very good in my yard. This type tastes great, very sweet type lettuce. I suggest getting the variety from a different supplier if parkseeds wasnt preforming well. Because even when its hot and the lettuce should taste gross this one is still sweet . My go to and will have a place in my garden every year. Fyi leaves make perfect hamberger/sandwich lettuce.

J from WY
December 25, 2016

Baby Gem Lettuce

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I've planted this now for 3 or 4 years and it's always been wonderful. Pick the entire head and you have a wonderful salad for one person. It's sweet and crunchy lettuce, no bitterness. I'm not much of a salad fan, but I can eat this every day.

Diane from TN

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