Lettuce Tom Thumb Vegetable Seeds


  • Heirloom variety from 1850’s.
  • Mini, butterhead lettuce.
  • Ideal for container growing.
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Lettuce Tom Thumb Vegetable Seeds – Bulk & Heirloom

Lettuce Tom Thumb is a butterhead lettuce type that is only the size of a tennis ball. This cute, dwarf lettuce variety is popular because it is super fast to grow and highly productive. Perfect size for an individual salad serving.

  • Mild, sweet and buttery soft flavour.
  • Hardy and cool weather tolerant.
  • Compact, space saving variety.
  • Also known as Bibb lettuce.

Growing Instructions

Row Spacing

50 cm apart

Plant Spacing

20 cm

Sowing Depth

0.3 cm

Germination Soil Temperature

8-24 °C

Germination Days

7 - 14 days

Days to Maturity

60 days 

Planting Season

Plant in Spring and Autumn. Heat tolerant. 


Full or part sun. Keep soil moist and well drained.

Life Cycle

Hardy annual.

Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Seedmart Australia guarantees satisfactory germination rates for up to 3 months, after date of purchase. We offer a money back guarantee (or replacement) for seeds that have been stored correctly. To maintain the viability of your seeds, please store them in a cool, dry place.

Product Specifications

  • Open pollinated.
  • Heirloom variety (Oakleaf Red).
  • No Chemical Treatment.
  • Non-GMO.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 900.
  • Botanical name: Lactuca sativa.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.