Little Gem Lettuce is an exceptionally easy to grow English heirloom variety that features gorgeous ombre leaves fading from dark green to brown edges in the perfect personal serving size compact 6" to 8" inch mini-head. These small robust heads grow in an upright habit with elongated leaves. A favorite in gourmet circles for its delicious sweet mild flavor and juicy crisp texture, this is the ideal variety for any recipe that calls for Hearts of Romaine. 50 days. Packet: 250 seeds.