Lettuce, Ella Kropf

Lactuca sativa
$2.99 to $29.50
SKU: 1546A
  • Organic
  • Heads grow to the size of a softball
  • Soft texture and sweet flavor
  • Butterhead lettuce
  • 50-60 days
  • ±26,000 seeds/oz

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Donated to SSE in 2005 by Maynard Kropf, grandson of Amish Mennonites Samuel and Ella May Kropf. They acquired it circa 1930 from a man in Stewardson, Illinois, and it became a family favorite. Tender green softball-sized heads with round leaves and pleasantly sweet flavor. Butterhead, 50-60 days. ±26,000 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

Direct Seed: 1" Apart

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Germination: 7-14 Days

Thin: 6-8" Apart



Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.