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". (approx. 250 seeds/pkt)
Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa
Days to Maturity: 20 – 68 days
Native: UnUnknown; 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)