Lettuce, Little Gem Seeds

$3.25

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Produces a mildly sweet, crisp, green lettuce. This variety produces a small, compact head of lettuce roughly the size of your palm.


How to Grow Little Gem Lettuce

  • Latin Name: Lactuca sativa
  • Annual
  • Days to Maturity: 70
  • Hardiness Zone: 3- 9
  • Soil: moist, well drained
  • Temperature: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
  • Planting:
    • Depth: 1/8"
    • Plant Space: 1"
    • Row Spacing: 18"
  • Pests/disease: Aphids, Powdery and Downy Mildew, slugs, and snails
  • Seed Count:
    • 1 oz- Approximately 25,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz- Approximately 100,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb- Approximately 400,000 Seeds


Be sure to keep soil moist but do not over saturate. Overcrowding of plants will cause the lettuce to acquire a bitter taste. Harvest when they have reached approximately 4 inches in diameter and 6 inches tall.