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  • Leek, Verdonnet

    Leek, Verdonnet (Organic)


    Allium ampeloprasum. Our best leek if you want beautiful, tall, white stalks from the fall through winter. Of the Swiss giant type, Verdonnet is a landrace variety that has been improved by an unknown Swiss farmer/breeder. Swiss giants are typically great summer leeks, but these large, bright-green, tasty leeks stand all winter and into the…

  • Organic Augustus Lettuce seedOrganic Augustus Lettuce seed

    Lettuce, Augustus (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Romaine. 60 days. With its dense, bright green heads, Augustus is a classic big green romaine lettuce through and through. Plants are nice and tall and produce lots of crisp and tasty leaves, perfect for piling onto sandwiches. Legend has it the Roman Emperor Augustus was gravely ill and he was put…

  • Organic Baja Lettuce seedOrganic Baja Lettuce seed

    Lettuce, Baja (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 55 days. Small, dark green butterhead lettuce that is good for summer production because it is more heat resistant than most. A lot like the larger framed market farm standard, Optima, with nice thick leaves that hold up well in the market booth. Baja lettuce is a darker green color and…

  • organic Bijella lettuce seedorganic Bijella lettuce seed

    Lettuce, Bijella (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Red. 25 days baby; 50 full. Curly, red-tipped, green oak leaf lettuce produces compact, denser heads than many other oak leaf varieties, making it ideal for market displays. Quick and easy to chop or tear into a delicious salad with the perfect loft. Suitable for baby leaf production. Sweet and aromatic flavor…

  • Lettuce, Bríwerí (Organic)

    Lettuce, Bríwerí (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 50 days. Light-green butterhead, bred for greenhouse and cold frame forcing in winter and spring. Quick to size up in cold conditions, we have planted it outdoors under row cover in spring and in fall with great results. Excellent variety sourced from the German biodynamic seed company, Bingenheimer Saatgut. They recommend…

  • Lettuce, Cindy (Organic)

    Lettuce, Cindy (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 55 days. Large, light-green butterhead that produces high quality heads with a delicate buttery texture and sweet, nutty taste. Bred for spring or summer production with good bolt resistance. This excellent variety outperformed every other lettuce we planted in our fall trial of 20 varieties. European commercial variety dropped from the…

  • Lettuce, Florence (Organic)

    Lettuce, Florence (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Oak Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. Bright green oak leaf lettuce has the crisp texture of a romaine. The surprising sweet crunch made us think about dividing the oak leaf lettuce category into butter oaks and crisp oaks, but that is another conversation. The dense heads resist bolting in the field,…

  • Focus Lettuce

    Lettuce, Focus (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Butterhead. 55 days. Focus is a solid green butterhead with slightly thicker than average leaves which deliciously do not melt in your mouth like so many other butterheads, but rather crunch slightly. Still pleasingly tender, just not overly so. Leaves are sweet and hold up well for market. More substantial leaves make it…

  • Organic Fristina Lettuce SeedOrganic Fristina Lettuce Seed

    Lettuce, Fristina (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Oak Leaf. 25 days baby; 60 full. Produces large, dense heads of deeply serrated oak leaves great for cut-and-come-again salads. Fristina is so deeply cut it almost looks like a frisée endive. When the heads are medium sized, they can be cut about an inch above the base, the handful of lettuce…

  • Lettuce, Galisse (Organic)

    Lettuce, Galisse (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Oak Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. Very reliable, compact green oak leaf, perfect for heads or salad mix. This was a commercial standard until recently, when it was replaced by patented varieties that are almost identical. If you want a solid, open-source green oak leaf, this is for you. Not only…

  • Lettuce, Garnet Looseleaf (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. A red loose leaf type lettuce with green contrast inside the head. Does not quickly grow oversized as with some red leaf lettuces. Crunchy yet tender texture makes it better than some of the recent lettuces released by the big seed companies with their tough rubberiness….

  • Lettuce, Hungarian Winter Pink (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Butterhead. 60 days. Winter hardy, light-red butterhead originating in Hungary. The 12” green heads are splashed with red-pink. Very tender and delicious. Quick to bolt in the heat but perfect for spring and fall rotations. When growing for market, we liked to plant a late rotation in September to produce dense, 6”…

  • organic Hyper Red Rumple Waved Lettuce seedsHyper Red Rumple Waved Lettuce

    Lettuce, Hyper Red Rumple Waved (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Leaf. 30 days baby; 50 full. Unconventional red leaf lettuce that is very red and very rumpled. Leaf texture is similar to Bloomsdale spinach, but deep dark-red and lettucey. Great for salad mix and head lettuce. Very hardy, partly due to its red color. The antioxidant anthocyanin causes the red color and…

  • Lettuce, Kalura

    Lettuce, Kalura (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Romaine. 30 days baby; 60 full. Very big, light green romaine heads. Good heat and cold tolerance with a crunchy sweet flavor. It performs excellently and is a variety we’ve heard many farmers swear by. We swear by it too! This was our romaine of choice when growing for market, and our…

  • Lettuce, Little Gem Pearl (Organic)

    Lettuce, Little Gem Pearl (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Mini Green Romaine. 50 days. A selection of Little Gem, this variety makes miniature heads of green romaine, and is possibly the best for sweet flavor. Because they are so compact, you can plant at twice the density of standard head lettuce, thus yielding more heads per bed foot. Also a great variety…

  • Lettuce, Mikola (Organic)

    Lettuce, Mikola (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Butterhead. 50 days. A medium-sized, dark-red butterhead that stands out as one of our best varieties. Easy to grow and tolerant of summer heat – it was slow to bolt in our summer lettuce trial which included over 60 varieties. Great color, overall appearance and succulent texture. A reliable variety for gardens…

  • Organic Oscarde Lettuce seed
    Organic Oscarde Lettuce seed

    Lettuce, Oscarde (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Oak Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. The red oakleaf lettuce that really got the organic salad mix game going! Oscarde Lettuce has the great combination of dark cherry-red outer leaves with ultra fine red-brown dappling on inner leaf areas, becoming green at the heart. This makes Oscarde look good even when…

  • Lettuce, Pandero

    Lettuce, Pandero (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Romaine. 30 days baby; 60 full. A deep red version of Winter Density with very dense heads that are slow to bolt and have both heat and cold tolerance. The red color darkens up early making it a very good salad mix variety. Can be planted densely like Little Gem and harvested…

  • Organic Red Evolution Lettuce seedRed Evolution Lettuce

    Lettuce, Red Evolution (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. We ventured into our first attempt at lettuce breeding with this gem of an ultra red leaf. A little opportunistic to start, we discovered a few off types in one lot of Revolution lettuce. Over a few years, we have stabilized it, and like it more…

  • Romulus Lettuce

    Lettuce, Romulus (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Romaine. 30 days baby; 60 full. Big, dark-green romaine with a crunchy, delicious, sweet flavor. The heads are slow to bolt and leaves form tightly without folding over on themselves to blanch a heart that is sweet. Heat tolerant and productive, we recommend this romaine especially for organic farm production, and it’s…

  • Lettuce, Rosalita (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Romaine. 35 days baby; 70 full. Semi-savoyed, burgundy red leaves are a good texture and color added to salad mix. Also grows to form large, open romaine heads. Rosalita has a red-green combo that is now less common, yet beautifully fresh. Relatively heat resistant and slow to bolt. Selected by Rob Johnston…

  • Lettuce, Sangria (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Butterhead. 55 days. A really great, medium-sized red butterhead variety. Once popular with market growers but disappeared after the PVP expired. Smooth leaves are red tipped with green interiors. Bred for resistance to lettuce mosaic virus, sclerotinia and downy mildew, Sangria is also heat tolerant, resists tip-burn and holds longer in the…

  • Lettuce, Saragossa (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green and Red Crisphead. 45-55 days. A brilliant green and red crisphead lettuce. Exceptional heat resistance similar to Batavian types and the flavor is sweet and crisp even in the middle of summer. The last few years we have been trialing summer lettuces and Saragossa is one of our favorites. Selected to excel…

  • Lettuce, Slogun (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green and Red Crisphead. 60-90 days. Heads are green with bronze tips, upright in stature, size up quickly but then can sit in the field for weeks before bolting. Great for folks that like to have lettuce in the garden but don’t like to eat it all at once. Slogun will wait for…

  • Lettuce, Smile (Organic)

    Lettuce, Smile (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Oak Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. Great for salad mix production and also heads up nicely for the perfect sized salad at home. The bright green color and sweet flavor coupled with the soft delicious texture make Smile a standout variety. Similar in appearance to Galisse but with the ability to…

  • Lettuce, Snowflake (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Leaf. 30 days baby; 55 full. A Ukrainian green-leaf type lettuce reported to be very popular with commercial growers in Ukraine. The bright green leaves have crisp ribs and frilly leaf margins. Early to size up, Snowflake is a vigorous lettuce with good bolt resistant. Plants attain a very large size if…

  • Victoria Lettuce

    Lettuce, Victoria Batavian (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Green Crisphead. 45-55 days. A vibrant green, summer crisphead variety. There are so many names for this type of lettuce – summer crisp, crispleaf – and we prefer crisphead because they all make a nice crispy head. This is very true for Victoria Batavian. We spent several years trialing summer lettuce varieties and,…

  • Lettuce, Vulcan (Organic)

    Lettuce, Vulcan (Organic)


    Lactuca sativa. Red Leaf. 50 days. The unstoppable vivid Vulcan! Very early to mature with great taste for such a beautifully red lettuce. The tender durability, heat and disease tolerance have made Vulcan our red leaf lettuce of choice for many years. In fact, if we were going to plant one 300′ bed of red…