Premium quality, tender European bibb lettuce with delicate flavor. Compact heads are bolt-resistant and easy to grow even in pots!
'Buttercrunch' is a vigorous grower with a creamy yellow interior, buttery flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture, pleasing palates since 1963. Small heads are perfect for a single-serve salad. The compact size makes it a good container variety, and it's also attractive in the flower-garden border. All-America Selections Winner.
Variety InfoLarge, soft, slightly crumpled light green leaves in a loose head with a creamy yellow core. 'Buttercrunch' is a butterhead type lettuce bred at Cornell University.
4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, and in summer when soil temperatures are too warm (above 80°F) to germinate lettuce seed.
RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–70°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 to 6 weeks before your average first fall frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in fall and winter for cool season harvests.