Flashy Butter Gem Lettuce Seed

Flashy Butter Gem Lettuce Seed

Latin Name: Lactuca sativa

Product ID#: RL6080-8525

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Harvest when Juvenile
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Best Suited for Spring & Fall Crop, Recommended for Summer Planting for Fall Harvest, Recommended for Winter Harvest, Start Early for Transplants, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest, Slow to Bolt, Harvest as Baby Vegetables
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 60 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy
Plant Height 7 - 15 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Edible
Shape Leaf, Head
  • 1 packet

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Flashy Butter Gem is an attractive, butter-cos romaine variety featuring a buttery texture and crisp juicy crunch featuring rich green leaves with red speckles. As pretty as it is popular, Flashy Butter Gem is a favorite among gourmet circles for its distinctive visual appearance and excellent non-bitter flavor. Highly desired in both mini-head and full head form, this is a must grow for fresh market producers who want to add both visual impact and diversity to their salad component offerings. Bred in Oregon by Frank Morton, this lettuce has all the star qualities associated with its name! 30 days for mini heads / 60 days for full heads. Packet: approx. 250 seeds.

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