55 days. Rather loose heads are petite, 4-6 inches in diameter, Bibb or Butterhead type. This variety is documented to have been grown at Monticello by Thomas Jefferson, who noted: “it does not require so much care and attention” as other types. We offer the correct, black-seeded original strain. Listed in the Slow Foods Ark of Taste, and beloved by many about a century ago.
Minimum Seed Count: 250
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Lettuce | Tennis Ball | Open Pollinated, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO, Heirloom Seed
All seeds we collect or sell are Open-Pollinated, Pure, Natural, Non-GMO and organic seeds.
We've sourced from amazing growers such as Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds or Hudson Valley Seed Company, as well as our own One Acre Garden. This has been and will continue to be our guiding principle.