Winter Density Lettuce

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Bred in England. Large dark green curled leaves form upright 8-10″ heads. Sweet, crisp, and succulent. Slow to bolt in summer heat yet also cold tolerant. Bibb-Romaine, 55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10″ Apart in partial shade or full sun

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS

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Webb’s Wonderful Lettuce

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English lettuce that stands well in heat. Very large and robust heads with crumpled leaves. Fine distinct flavor and good texture. Slow to bolt, holds well at market stage. Recommended for planting in the South. Crisphead, 65-70 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10-12″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS


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Tennis Ball Lettuce

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Small rosettes of light green leaves measure only 7″ in diameter and form loose, tender heads. Grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. According to Heirloom Vegetable Gardening by SSE member William Woys Weaver, tennis ball lettuces were often pickled in salt brine during the 17th and 18th centuries. Black-seeded. Butterhead, 50 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10-12″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS

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Tango Lettuce

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A widely adapted variety, often used in lettuce mixtures for market. Uniform attractive plants form tight erect rosettes. Deeply cut, pointed leaves. Very slow to bolt. Tender texture, tangy flavor, vitamin rich. Looseleaf, 40-55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 6-8″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS.


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Slobolt Lettuce

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A garden standard since 1946. Large thick clusters of light green frilled leaves are produced all summer. As its name suggests, this variety is very slow to bolt. Pleasing flavor, never bitter. Looseleaf, 45-55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 6-8″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKAGE CONTAINS 250 SEEDS.


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Red Velvet Lettuce

 

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Absolutely striking appearance. Tops of leaves are solid maroon, and the backs are green tinged with maroon. SSE is proud to have reintroduced this variety in 2002. Slow to bolt. Looseleaf, 55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 6-8″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS

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Grandpa Admire’s Lettuce

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In 1977, 90-year-old Chloe Lowry gave this family heirloom to SSE. It is named after her grandfather, George Admire, who was a Civil War veteran. Bronze-tinged leaves form large, loose heads. Mild flavor, slow to bolt, even in extreme heat. Butterhead, 60 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10-12″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS


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Red Romaine Lettuce

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Gourmet variety used as a colorful and tasty addition to salads. Red color develops best during cooler weather. The largest romaine we offer, 12″ tall and 10-12″ wide. Romaine, 70 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS

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Bunte Forellenschluss Lettuce

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The butterhead companion to the Forellenschluss romaine. “Bunte” means “colorful” in German. Sweet apple-green leaves splashed with maroon, forms a loose 8-10″ head. Butterhead, 40-55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 10″ Apart in partial shade or full sun

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS

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Crisp Mint Lettuce

 

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Unique mint-like leaves with excellent flavor. Compact heads grow upright to a height of 10″. A real standout, one of our best varieties. Looseleaf, 45-55 days.

Plant seeds directly in soil 1″ apart, 1/4″ deep.  Germination in 7-14 days, thin to 6-8″ Apart in partial shade or full sun.

Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 250 SEEDS


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