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Lettuce 'Garden Babies' - Lactuca sativa


Cool-season vegetable

All zones

Grow as winter vegetable in mild areas

Full sun in cool weather, partial shade in warm weather

Fertile, well-drained soil; pH 6.0-6.8

Regular watering. Mulch and water frequently especially during hot spells

Grows 5 to 6 inches (13-15 cm) wide

Buttery texture, and outstanding sweet taste


Brand-new baby butterhead lettuce! Features softly folded leaves. Ideal for containers. Slow to bolt, heat tolerant. Harvest heads 5-6 inches (13-15 cm) 55-70 days from sowing seed.


It's often hard to list definite sources. Ask for them at:
  • Online vegetable and flower seed websites
  • Mail order seed catalogs
  • Seed packets in retail stores
  • Or as bedding plants at garden centers


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