Tom Thumb is a miniature green butterhead lettuce that produces tennis ball sized heads that are crisp, tender, and flavorful. Tom Thumb is an excellent summer lettuce as it tolerates high temperatures at maturity and resists bolting better than larger varieties. Tom Thumb is an excellent choice for farmers markets, home gardeners, and container gardens. Tom Thumb is an heirloom variety. Matures in 55 days on average.
Care: Water lightly and regularly. Protect from pests.
Harvest: Pull entire plant or cut off 1-2″/3-5 cm above ground.
Your Health: Contains Calcium, Iron, and Vitamins A, B1, B2, Niacin and C.
Planting Depth: 1/4″/6 mm
Seeds Spacing: 1″/3 cm
Spacing Between Rows: 15″/38 cm
Days to Germination: 7-14
Spacing After Thinning: 6-8″/15-21 cm
Days to Maturity: 40-60