Small rosette heads 4 1/2" wide, outer leaves are smooth and dark green. This butterhead variety is longstanding, slow-bolting, bibb type with considearble heat resistance. Can be started indoors and transplanted or direct sown. Requires a rich, well drained soil, keep continually moist during the growing season. Root systems develop best when planted in Spring. Successive plantings every two weeks till fall for a continuous supply. Pick when heads are full. Good source of Vitamin A & C.