(Latuca sativa) Small rosettes of light green leaves measure only 7"
in diameter and form loose, tender heads. Grown
by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. According to
Heirloom Vegetable Gardening by SSE member
William Woys Weaver, tennis ball lettuces were
often pickled in salt brine during the 17th and 18th
Butterhead, 50 days.
Green Thumb Tip Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce.
Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or