Soft heads are creamy yellow inside. Best in cooler regions. Extremely popular lettuce with luscious, buttery texture. Compact heads with some heat resistance. Plant early in spring. Repeat every two weeks into fall. Protect from heat with shade cloth. Likes fertile soil, ample water. Best when picked minutes before your meal. Space lettuce plants 8" apart. If you grow only one vegetable other than tomatoes, it should be lettuce. Lettuce is so easy, takes up little space, and you can even grow it among flowers.