Black Seeded Simpson (45 days) Heirloom from the 1850s.. Leaves are bright green, ruffled and crisp. Drought tolerant.
|#255 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-255 Bulk seed 4oz $7.99|
|#B1-255 Bulk seed 1lb $14.99|
Lolla Rosa (70 days) Heirloom. Lovely magenta leaves with a green base. Mild flavor. Cut and grow again.
|#966 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 800 seeds|
Oak Leaf (50 days) Heirloom from the 1850s.. Green oak leaf shaped leaves with a sweet mild taste. Cut and grow again. Good type for warmer weather.
|#1276 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-1276 Bulk seed 4oz $6.99|
|#B1-1276 Bulk seed 1lb $13.99|
Radichetta (50 days) Heirloom. A cold hardy variety from Italy with good resistance to bolting. Long thin stems with green serrated leaves.
|#967 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 800 seeds|
Red Deer Tongue (65 days) Heirloom. Pointed red leaves resemble a deer tongue. Resists bolting and is cold resistant.
|#257 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 225 seeds|
Red Oak Leaf (55 days) Heirloom. Bright bronze red leaves with deep ruffled edges. Very sweet.
|#3593 Packet $2.50, Approximately 800 seeds|
|#B4z-3593 Bulk seed 4oz $6.99|
|#B1-3593 Bulk seed 1lb $14.99|
Biondo Ortolani (55-65 days) Heirloom. Classic romaine shape and taste. Good cool weather variety.
|#969 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 800 seeds|
Cimmaron (Little Leprechaun) 65 days - Heirloom variety dated to the early 18th century with 12 inch deep red heads. Crisp and tender. Slow to bolt.
|#1277 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-1277 Bulk seed 4oz $18.99|
|#B1-1277 Bulk seed 1lb $29.89|
Valmaine (70-75) Heirloom. The perfect lettuce for salads, this variety has large leaves and crispy ribs. Good variety for hot or cool weather.
|#556 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 220 seeds|
Forellenschluss (55 days) - This Austrian heirloom has thick lime-green leaves speckled with maroon. Lovely gourmet variety that resists bolting.
|#259 Packet, $2.50, Approximately 800 seeds|
Jericho (60-65 days) Rare variety from Israel that was developed to resist bolting and wilting in dry hot summers. The large heads stay crisp and sweet.
|#264 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 220 seeds|
Parris White Cos (Romaine Blonde Marachiere) 65 days - This heirloom has been a favorite Romaine type lettuce since the 1800s. Resists bolting.
|#260 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-260 Bulk seed 4oz $8.99|
|#B1-260 Bulk seed 1lb $19.89|
Buttercrunch (68 days) A favorite bibb-type lettuce that stays fresh & crisp and resists bitterness.
|#261 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-261 Bulk seed 4oz $6.99|
|#B1-261 Bulk seed 1lb $13.89|
Brune d'Hiver (Brown Winter) (55-60 days) This French heirloom has crinkled green red-edged leaves. Cold hardy so it makes a good fall crop.
|#262 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 275 seeds|
Limestone Bibb (70 days) Heirloom from the 1850s originally from Kentucky, with dark green outer leaves and yellow-green inner ones. Best in cool weather.
|#2555 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-2555 Bulk seed 4oz $7.99|
|#B1-2555 Bulk seed 1lb $14.89|
Merveille des Quatre Saisons (Four Seasons,Continuity Red)(45-55 days) This early variety heirloom from France was introduced in the 1800s. Leaves on the outside are reddish-brown, hearts are white. All season type.
|#263 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 400 seeds|
Pirat (55-60 days) Round buttery heart and tender leaves. Compact habit.
|#688 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 220 seeds|
Sandrina (60 days) Rare variety that holds up well in cold weather, germinating easily in cool soil. Yellow green leaves.
|#265 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 225 seeds|
Tom Thumb (55-65 days) Like its name implies, this variety produces tiny heads of crisp green lettuce. Usually is served whole as a salad. Does best when planted in cool weather, spring or fall. Heirloom from the 1830s.
#266 Packet, $2.50, Approximately 200 seeds
|#266 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 200 seeds|
Great Lakes (80 days) Large firm heads with slightly crumpled leaves. Very hardy.
#968 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds
#B968 Bulk seed 4oz $6.15 1lb $16.79
|#968 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-968 Bulk seed 4oz $16.15|
|#B1-968 Bulk seed 1lb $26.79|
New York Head (80-85 days) Heirloom dating to 1888. Good solid 3-4 pound heads are tender with white hearts.
|#269 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 200 seeds|
Reine des Glaces (65 days) French heirloom known as The Queen of the Ices as it is a cold hardy crisphead lettuce with pointed outer leaves that resemble a crown. Lovely dark green leaves with wonderful flavor.
|#270 Packet, $3.50, Approximately 200 seeds|
Rich's Mesclun Blend (60 days) A mix of colors, textures and tastes.
|#658 Packet $2.50, Approximately 1000 seeds|
|#B4z-658 Bulk seed 4oz $24.85|
|#B1-658 Bulk seed 1lb $46.99|
There is great diversity in the lettuce varieties that we offer; which makes the general information provided only valuable as adjustable guidelines. This may also affect your seed planting and propagation strategies and the germination rates under your planting conditions may vary from the seed lot test results. The following soil temperature data is for lettuce in general. Temperatures are average daytime from planting to emergence. Percentage is average germination rate. Days is number of days to emergence.
32ºF x 98% x 49 days; 41ºF x 98% x 15 days; 50ºF x 98% x 7 days; 59ºF x 99% x 4 days; 68ºF x 99% x 3 days; 77ºF x 99% x 2 days; 86ºF x 12% x 3 days; 95ºF x 0% x 0 days;
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