Seed Exchange - Donated to SSE in 2005 by Maynard Kropf, grandson of Amish Mennonites Samuel and Ella May Kropf. They acquired it circa 1930 from a man in Stewardson, Illinois, and it became a family favorite. Tender green softball-sized heads with round leaves and pleasantly sweet flavor. Butterhead, 50-60 dayss.
Heads grow to the size of a softball
Soft texture and sweet flavor
Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.
Direct Seed 1" apart
Plant 1/4" deep
Germinate 7-14 days
Thin 6-8" apart
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