Lettuce, Tom Thumb
Approx: 150 seeds
Tom Thumb Lettuce is a classic butterhead lettuce that is known for its sweet, delicate flavor and tender texture. These seeds are perfect for growing in your home garden and can be started indoors or directly in the ground. The compact plants produce tight rosettes of crisp, crunchy leaves that are great for salads, sandwiches, or as a garnish for other dishes.
With its quick and easy growing habits, Tom Thumb Lettuce is a great choice for beginner gardeners and seasoned green thumbs alike. The seeds can be sown in the spring or fall and will germinate in 7 to 10 days, producing mature plants in about 45 to 55 days. This lettuce variety is cold tolerant and can withstand a little frost, making it ideal for cooler climates.
When planting Tom Thumb Lettuce, be sure to provide your plants with plenty of light and well-drained soil. These seeds prefer a rich, fertile soil and consistent moisture to promote healthy growth and production. With its compact size, Tom Thumb Lettuce is also a great option for container gardens and small-space gardening.