Butterhead lettuce 'Buttercrunch'
Lactuca sativa var. capitata
Buttercrunch is a popular variety of Butterhead lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa var. capitata 'Buttercrunch'). A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Buttercrunch normally grows with a clump-forming habit with a max height of 7.8 inches (that's 20.0 cm metric).
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How to grow Butterhead lettuce 'Buttercrunch'
Keep moisture constant, drying out will trigger bolting; avoid watering in the heat of the day; growing under shadecloth is beneficial in hot areas. 1Buttercrunch likes a position of partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Buttercrunch is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.2 and 6.8 as Buttercrunch is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.
Growing Buttercrunch from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Buttercrunch about 60 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Buttercrunch about 45 days before your last frost date.
Butterhead lettuce 'Buttercrunch' information
How long does Buttercrunch take to grow?
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fn1 Seed packet from Green Harvest