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LETTUCE, Bibb - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk


Heirloom Lettuce Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 900 seeds )

Bibb Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Bibb'): Tender and Butterhead Lettuce for Your Garden

Cultivate tender and buttery lettuce in your garden with Bibb Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Bibb'). Also referred to as 'Limestone' lettuce. Known for its loose, compact heads and delicate flavor, this lettuce variety adds a refreshing and crisp addition to your salads and sandwiches. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Bibb Lettuce for a bountiful harvest of these delightful and versatile leafy greens.

Key Features:

  • Tender and Butterhead: Bibb Lettuce is prized for its tender leaves and butterhead characteristics. The soft, loose heads have a delicate flavor and a satisfying, melt-in-your-mouth texture.
  • Compact Heads: Recognized for its compact heads, Bibb Lettuce is an excellent choice for small gardens and container planting. The leaves form a loose rosette, making it easy to harvest individual leaves or harvest the entire head.
  • Delicate Flavor: Enjoy the delicate and mild flavor of Bibb Lettuce. The subtle taste pairs well with a variety of dressings and toppings, making it a versatile ingredient for salads, wraps, and sandwiches.
  • Quick to Mature: Bibb Lettuce matures relatively quickly, allowing for a continuous harvest. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can enjoy fresh and crisp lettuce leaves throughout the growing season.
  • Heat-Tolerant: Bibb Lettuce exhibits good heat tolerance, making it suitable for both spring and fall plantings. Plant it in a location with partial shade during warmer months to prevent bolting.
  • Highly Nutritious: Bibb Lettuce is a nutritious leafy green, rich in vitamins A and K. Incorporate it into your daily meals for a healthy and refreshing addition to your diet.
  • Continuous Harvest: Harvest Bibb Lettuce by picking individual leaves as needed or by cutting the entire head at the base. Regular harvesting encourages new growth for a continuous supply of fresh lettuce.
  • Mature Height: Mature plants typically reach a height of 8 to 10 inches, creating a compact and visually appealing presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate tender and buttery lettuce with Bibb Lettuce using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Bibb Lettuce prefers soil with good drainage and ample organic matter for healthy leaf development.
  • Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun is suitable for Bibb Lettuce. During warmer months, provide some shade to prevent the lettuce from becoming bitter.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist. Adequate watering is essential for Bibb Lettuce to prevent wilting and ensure crisp, flavorful leaves.
  • Planting Depth: Sow lettuce seeds at a shallow depth, as lettuce is a small-seeded crop. Maintain a spacing of 6 to 12 inches between plants to allow for proper air circulation.

Experience the joy of growing and harvesting Bibb Lettuce in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the tender and buttery addition to your culinary creations.

Bibb Lettuce Planting Information

Days to Germination: 7
Days to Maturity: 57
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Plant Spacing: 6-12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
27000 432000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
X4024 2023-01-31 85%