Organic, Heirloom

This packet sows up to 114 feet.


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

Little Gem Romaine Lettuce Seeds

  • Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

    Days to Maturity: 68 days

    Family: Asteraceae

    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.

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