Bibb (Butterhead)

Crisphead & Batavian Loose-leaf Romaine (Cos) Mixed

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 LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Buttercrunch LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

55 days. [Introduced 1963. AAS winner developed by Cornell.] This versatile heat-tolerant lettuce has proven itself to be a reliable variety for garden, market, and greenhouse use. Dark green leaves and compact heads. Holds well under stress and has good bolt resistance. Pkt.
$2.25

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Capitan LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Capitan LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

62 days. This Dutch greenhouse lettuce is adapted equally well to greenhouse or garden. 'Capitan' was judged the best Boston-type lettuce in the l983 Rodale Research Center variety trials. Excellent heat and cold tolerance plus resistance to lettuce mosaic virus. The 5 oz. loose heads have a...
$2.50

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Schweitzer's Mescher Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Schweitzer's Mescher Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

50 days. 50 days. [Dates back to the 1700s. Introduced 1986 by SESE. This strain was brought to the U.S. from Austria in the early 1900s and has been maintained as a Schweitzer family heirloom.] Best grown in cool weather, forms small tight crisp heads of green leaves ringed with red. Excellent...
$2.50

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Speckled Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Speckled Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

43 days. An excellent tasting lettuce for any season. It holds longer in the heat than Slobolt or Buttercrunch Bibb, yet still grows quickly in cool weather. The attractive light green leaves are spotted with 1/4" red dots. Crispy heads often self blanch in the center. This variety sells well...
$2.50

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Tom Thumb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Tom Thumb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 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 LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Yugoslavian Red Butterhead LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 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.
$2.50

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Susan's Red Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

Susan's Red Bibb LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 0.5 g

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

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Buttercrunch LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 7 g

Buttercrunch LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 7 g

55 days. [Introduced 1963. AAS winner developed by Cornell.] This versatile heat-tolerant lettuce has proven itself to be a reliable variety for garden, market, and greenhouse use. Dark green leaves and compact heads. Holds well under stress and has good bolt resistance. Pkt.
$5.50

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Capitan LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 7 g

Capitan LETTUCE, BIBB (BUTTERHEAD) 7 g

62 days. This Dutch greenhouse lettuce is adapted equally well to greenhouse or garden. 'Capitan' was judged the best Boston-type lettuce in the l983 Rodale Research Center variety trials. Excellent heat and cold tolerance plus resistance to lettuce mosaic virus. The 5 oz. loose heads have a...
$5.50

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