Butterhead Lettuce

Other names:

Bibb, Boston, and Limestone Lettuce


All year.


United States.

Handling tips:

32°F. Sprinkle lightly.

General information:

All of the above fall into the Butterhead family. Characteristics include loose leafed heads with soft textured leaves. Butter or Boston lettuce is delicate and sweet. Bibb lettuce is a touch pungent, with dark leaves. Limestone is a strain of Bibb lettuce with a smooth texture and nutty property.