55 days. [Pre-1804. Grown by Jefferson at Monticello.] Medium-sized Boston-type heads with light green leaves, yellow-green at the base. Black-seeded. Best grown as a spring lettuce. Pkt.

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  • Item # 62505

Crisphead & Batavian

Lactuca sativa
Please refer to our Lettuce Growing Guide for cultural information.

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