Butterhead lettuce, also known as bibb or butter lettuce, is a type of lettuce known for its tender, buttery leaves, and mild flavor. Buttercrunch is a variety of butterhead lettuce that is known for its sweet, nutty flavor and crisp texture.
To grow Buttercrunch lettuce, you will need:
Well-drained, fertile soil
Cool temperatures (60-65F is ideal)
Full sun or partial shade
Prepare the soil by tilling or digging to a depth of at least 8 inches. Add compost or other organic matter to improve the soil's fertility.
Sow the seeds in the spring, after the last frost date, or in the fall. Space the plants about 6 inches apart, and cover with 1/4 inch of soil.
Water the lettuce regularly, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
Fertilize the lettuce with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
Harvest the lettuce when the leaves are about 4-6 inches tall.
Keep the soil moist, fertilize every 4-6 weeks, and harvest the lettuce when the leaves are about 4-6 inches tall.
Prepare the soil, sow seeds
Water regularly, keep the soil consistently moist
Fertilize every 4-6 weeks
Harvest when leaves are about 4-6 inches tall
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