Little Gem Romaine Lettuce


Botanical Interests Packet

(Organic Heirloom) Also called Sucrine or Sugar Cos, Little Gem is an English heirloom that is a very small variety of romaine, but has the succulent sweetness of a butterhead. The glossy-leafed heads are a petite 6" tall and 4" wide - a perfect size for an individual dinner salad. The tender blanched heart is ideal for any recipe that calls for "hearts of romaine". 

Approximate Seeds per Pkt: 300

Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

Days to Maturity: 20 – 68 days

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Unknown; lettuce has been in cultivation for a long time.

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 6" tall, 4" wide

Variety Information: Glossy, tightly-wrapped, upright, green leaves with a pale, creamy-yellow heart. Crisp texture with sweet, nutty flavor.

MFG Part Number: 3102(OG)