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Specializing in rare and endangered heirloom vegetable, flower and herb seed.

Heirloom/Heritage Lettuce Seed

(Lactuca sativa)

All of our seed is open pollinated, non-hybrid, non-GMO, untreated, natural heirloom seed.

heirloom lettuce

Pablo

Very interesting loose head lettuce with light green interior leaves and maroon outer leaves. Very unique. This lettuce has a nice mild flavor with crisp texture. Dark seed. Crisphead type.

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  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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Reines des Glaces

(aka Ice Queen) A beautiful French Heirloom crisphead lettuce with jagged leaf edges. Very bolt resistant and stays crisp for a long time. Crisphead type.

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  • Price: $3.00
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Salade de Russie

Originally introduced from Russia to France, this old heirloom as been around since at least the late nineteenth century. Salade de Russie is a large green head lettuce with burgundy splotches on the leaves. The inner head is of good quality and flavor and quite cold hardy. A beautiful lettuce. Crisp head lettuce.

"Not Available This Year"

  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.95
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Slowbolt

Developed by the Bureau Plant Industry Station, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland in 1945. This heirloom variety is very slow to bolt and the large green leaves stay bitter free for most of the summer. Loose leaf lettuce.

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  • Price: $3.00
heirloom lettuce plant with reddish brown speckles

Speckled (1799)

A very old heirloom that was brought to Waterloo County, Ontario by covered wagon from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1799 by the Martin Family. The seed was obtained from Urias Martin by Mark Reusser and sent to Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa. According to William Woys Weaver it is the same variety as Thorburn’s Orchid Lettuce. This is a butterhead type of lettuce with reddish brown speckles on the green leaves. A very special variety with a long history. Butterhead type.

  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
heirloom lettuce plant with reddish brown speckles

Spotted Aleppo (pre 1731)

An ancient variety that had been grown in Aleppo, Syria for a long time prior to being introduced into Europe in the early 1700’s. It was also grown in colonial America and was offered by Bernard McMahon in 1804 and many other North American seed companies until the 1870’s. Spotted Aleppo is a beautiful loose headed Romaine type of lettuce with many bronze speckles. Romaine type. RARE.

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  • Price: $3.95
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Tennis Ball

A wonderful little butterhead lettuce that was pickled in salt brine in the 16th and 17th centuries. Can be planted in large pots and is perfect for container gardening. Butterhead type.

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  • Price: $3.95
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Tom Thumb (1850s)

A small growing green lettuce with heads that only get 3-4" across. Very tasty! Butterhead type.

  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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White Paris Cos Lettuce (1700's)

An old variety that is one of the best Romaine Lettuce with a nice crunchy texture. Highly recommended.

  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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Yugoslavian Red Butterhead

An old heirloom from a peasant family in Marburg, Yugoslavia. The leaves are red tinged and form a loose head with a solid light green interior. Very mild buttery taste. A gorgeous variety. Butterhead type.

  • Package Qty: 200 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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