Butterhead Lettuce ‘May Queen’ is a fairly common variety which is highly suitable to be cultivated early in the soil as well as under cover. It produces large heads in a lovely greenish-yellow colour. The Butterhead Lettuce ‘May Queen’ heads have slightly curled leaves that are used as a very tasty addition in various dishes.
Growing: sow the seeds in covered planter boxes or in a seedbed from late February to mid-April to harvest the plants in the spring. For autumn harvesting, sow the seeds in a seedbed to mid-July. Plant the seedlings out in 30x20-25cm spacings in 5 to 6 weeks. This variety requires moist fertile rich soils. Also, it endures temperatures as low as minus 5°C.
Each packet contains one gram of seeds.
Each packet includes a growing guide and a sow-by date.