Buttercrunch Lettuce

Buttercrunch is a Bibb type whose prized shape and buttery, chewy leaves have become a favorite for salads.

Buttercrunch Lettuce

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  • Light: Full sun to part shade
  • Head size: 6 to 8 inches (semi-heading)
  • Matures: 21 days for leaves, 55 for head
  • Plant spacing: 8 to 10 inches apart

Developed by Cornell University, this heat-tolerant, Bibb-type lettuce has quickly become a favorite since earning All America status in 1963. Its rich green leaves, sometimes tinged with red, form a beautiful rosette in the garden that holds well under stress and has good bolt resistance. A good source of vitamin A and phytonutrients. Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciates it in spring in hot climates.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.

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