Lettuce, Tom Thumb Butterhead (Lactuca sativa) - 250 Seeds

$1.95 $3.90
Have you been searching for the perfect lettuce for your personal salads? Look no further than Tom Thumb - a miniature head of lettuce that is absolutely perfect for container gardens! Growing Tom Thumb means you don't have to sacrifice flavor or texture – its crisp leaves are as enjoyable as any other head of lettuce, just in a smaller size. Perfect for small gardens and container gardening, this heirloom variety has been around since 1850! Plus, because it matures earlier than many other varieties, you won't have to wait long before being able to pick your own crisp lettuce heads and toss them into your favorite salad. Keep in mind that Tom Thumb does require average water needs, so make sure to water regularly – but not too much! Whether you’re an experienced gardener looking for something novel to grow or a beginner who wants an easy starter vegetable, take look at Tom Thumb and start harvesting your own tiny lettuce heads today!

• Annual
• Plant height: 4 inches
• Days to maturity: 45-60 days
• USDA Zone: 2-11

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS (Included on packet):
Sow Tom Thumb Lettuce seeds directly outdoors in well-draining, fertile soil, 1/4 inch deep and 1 inch apart, in rows 12-18 inches apart. Provide the plants with full sun to partial shade. For a continuous harvest, sow seeds every 2-3 weeks. Thin seedlings to a final spacing of 6-8 inches apart. Keep the soil evenly moist throughout the growing season. Harvest outer leaves when they reach 3-4 inches in length or the entire head when it reaches full size.