The Tom Thumb is an unusual mini butterhead lettuce produces heads about the size of a baseball, ideal for individual salads. Dark green, somewhat fleshy outer leaves wrap around a creamy yellow interior.

Tom Thumb is an excellent summer lettuce as it resists bolting better than larger varieties.

Tom Thumb Butterhead Lettuce Seeds

  • Type:



    2-12 days

    Days to Maturity

    60 days

    Plant Spacing

    8 inches

    Sowing Options:

    start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost date


    direct sow after last frost date

  • 250 seeds

    *filled by weight