Bibb (Butterhead)

Please refer to Lettuce Cultural Notes for growing information.

Packet: 0.5g unless stated (approximately 400-600 seeds, depending on variety) sows 30' direct seeded or 175' as transplants.

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Buttercrunch Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Buttercrunch Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

55 days. [1963, AAS winner.] A reliable variety for garden, market, and greenhouse use. Dark green leaves and compact heads. Holds well under heat and stress, good bolt resistance. Pkt.
$2.25

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Buttercrunch Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 7 g

Buttercrunch Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 7 g

55 days. [1963, AAS winner.] A reliable variety for garden, market, and greenhouse use. Dark green leaves and compact heads. Holds well under heat and stress, good bolt resistance. (7 g)
$5.50

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Capitan Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Capitan Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

62 days. This Dutch variety was judged the best Boston-type lettuce in the 1983 Rodale Research Center trials. Excellent heat and cold tolerance plus resistance to lettuce mosaic virus. 5 oz loose, light green heads. Nice buttery flavor. Recommended with consistent high praise from our customers,...
$2.50

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Capitan Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 7 g

Capitan Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 7 g

62 days. This Dutch variety was judged the best Boston-type lettuce in the 1983 Rodale Research Center trials. Excellent heat and cold tolerance plus resistance to lettuce mosaic virus. 5 oz loose, light green heads. Nice buttery flavor. Recommended with consistent high praise from our customers,...
$5.50

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Schweitzer's Mescher Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Schweitzer's Mescher Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

50 days. [1700s. Introduced 1986 by SESE. Brought to the U.S. from Austria in the early 1900s and since maintained as a Schweitzer family heirloom.] Best grown in cool weather, forms small tight crisp heads of green leaves ringed with red. Excellent flavor and appearance. Pkt.
$2.50

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Speckled Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Speckled Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

43 days. A great-tasting lettuce for any season. Holds longer in the heat than Slo-bolt or Buttercrunch, yet still grows quickly in cool weather. Attractive light green leaves are spotted with red dots. Crispy heads often self-blanch in the center. Pkt.
$2.50

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Susan's Red Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Susan's Red Bibb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

60 days. The most attractive variety in our heirloom lettuce trials. Ruffled, bitter-free red bibb has large tender leaves with rosy-red margins. Color is beautiful in salads. Pkt.
$2.80

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Tom Thumb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Tom Thumb Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

48 days. [Pre-1850] Space-saving miniature butterhead. Apple-sized head can be used whole in individual salads. Tender leaves are medium-green and crumpled. Popular in some restaurants. Pkt.
$2.50

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Yugoslavian Red Butterhead Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

Yugoslavian Red Butterhead Bibb (Butterhead) Lettuce 0.5 g

58 days. [Heirloom from a peasant family in Marburg, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia). Introduced 1987 by SESE.] Red-tinged leaves form heads 10 in. across. The interior leaves are quite pretty: creamy yellow-green dappled with red. Succulent with a buttery flavor. Pkt.
$2.50

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