This compact lettuce variety is perfect for your Planty Garden. You can make salads that serve 1-2 people from each head of lettuce.
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Sowing time: March - Sept Height: 10-20 cm Weight: 0.5 grams
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This mini lettuce variety is perfect for your Planty Garden. You can make salads that serve 1-2 people from each head of lettuce. And kids love its mild taste.
Species name: Yellow Gotte
Plants per square patch: 4
Height: 15 to 20 cm
Sowing time: March - May and August - September
Sowing depth: 0.5 to 1 cm
Germination time: 5 and 18°C in 2 to 14 days
Time to harvest: After 6-8 weeks
Sunlight: Can be placed in both the sun and the shade
Want to buy Bibb Lettuce seeds? We sell the bags separately but you can also find the seeds in the Essentials Seed Pack:
What’s so special about our Bibb Lettuce
Most head lettuce varieties get pretty big: only one would fit in your 30x30 cm plot. Our mini Bibb Lettuce produces dense little heads, so you can let them grow and grow. Four can fit in your square patch.
The lettuce has a light yellow-green color and a mild, juicy taste.
Sowing and growing
Growing this lettuce is simple: put a few seeds in a hole and keep the soil mix moist. After they come up, thin out the seedlings and leave just 1 plant per hole. Four plants fit in one square patch.
If you’re having a cold spring, you can cover the plants at night with some fleece or the MM-Muts cover to help them grow faster.
And watch out for snails: they love young lettuce.
Step-by-step sowing and growing instructions are in the Planty Garden app.
How do you use it?
Lettuce leaves are great for salads. Or, they’re also tasty in green smoothies.
Once the plants start to bolt (flower), the leaves get tougher and a bit bitter. Use these older leaves in a stew, soup, stir-fry or with mashed potatoes: yum!