Lettuces, Spinach, and Arugula

Lettuces, Spinach, and Arugula

Buttercrunch Lettuce
(Lactuca sativa) Buttercrunch was introduced by breeders from Cornell University and was an All America selection in 1963. A classic bibb lettuce type, Buttercrunch holds its leaves in easy to harvest heads packed full of flavor and crisp texture. Productive through spring and well into the summer Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Red Romaine Lettuce
(Lactuca sativa) Lettuce has been cultivated for many thousands of years. Romaine Lettuce is the oldest known cultivated lettuce variety – Romaine originated on the Greek island of Kos and so is also called Kos Lettuce. The English referred to it as ‘Roman Lettuce’ and grew it as early as the 1700s. Leaves are crisp and painted in red highlights. Mild flavor. Most/full sun. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce
(Lactuca sativa) Deer Tongue is a loose leaf type with a bitter taste at maturity. Good for long term production as cutting prompts leaf production. Deer Tongue may be used as baby greens or when mature. Young leaves are less bitter than mature leaves. Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce
(Lactuca sativa) Black Seeded Simpson is a large loose leaf type. Leaves may be harvested as micro greens or allowed to mature – taste will be sweet and crisp whenever harvested. Known to produce even as summer heat sets in. Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Bloomsdale Spinach
(Spinacea oleracea) Brought to the US by early settlers, spinach is an ancient vegetable – Bloomsdale may be harvested and used as baby spinach when 2-3 inches tall or allowed to grow larger and used as standard spinach. Introduced in 1925, Bloomsdale is known as an excellent slow to bolt productive variety with excellent flavor and versatility – perfect for the home garden and in the kitchen! Most/full sun. 6-12 inches. 50+ seeds
$2.59
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Rocket Arugula
(Eruca sativa) Arugula is native to the Mediterranean regions and has been grown since Ancient Rome as both an herb and as a salad green. Seeds were even used historically as a spice in salads and other dishes. Arugula is a popular Italian ingredient and made its way into mainstream gourmet recipes in the late 1900s. Grow in the garden or a pot. 6-12 inches. Most/full sun. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Malabar Climbing Spinach
Basella alba Also called Climbing or Vine Spinach, this is not a relative of traditional spinach but a native plant from China. Leaves have a remarkable similarity to spinach in texture and flavor, especially when cooked. Spinach-like leaves will be produced throughout the heat of summer on tall strong vines. This is the beautiful red-stemmed variety. Most/full sun, climbs to 10 feet. 50+ seeds/pack.
$2.59
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Grand Rapids Lettuce
Grand Rapids lettuce is a loose-leaf type with ruffled green leaves. Slow to bolt and productive as a cut and come again variety, Grand Rapids was bred in the late 1800s by a Grand Rapids area lettuce breeder – Eugene Davis. Flavor is mild and less bitter than romaine – leaves are large. 10-12 inches. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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Jericho Romaine Lettuce
(Lactuca sativa) Romaine originated on the Greek island of Kos and so is also called Kos Lettuce. Jericho produces well into the summer – it is a Romaine variety that has been selected for high performance in the heat – leaves are sword shaped. Jericho has been selected to produce into the summer through hot, dry conditions - plants are very productive! Most/full sun. 1-2 feet. 100+ seeds
$2.59
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