LOOSE-LEAF Lettuce Seeds
Lactuca sativa (Open Pollinated)
Loose-leaf lettuce is the best lettuce type for harvesting leaf by leaf, rapidly re-growing new, mild, crunchy leaves. Because loose-leafs do not form heads, you can plant as close as 4″ apart; perfect for gardens with limited space or for container vegetable gardening. Plant every two weeks, starting in early spring, for late spring/early summer harvest, and then sow more seeds in mid to late summer for a fall harvest.
SAMANTHA Loose-Leaf Lettuce
Organically grown. A crisp, deep red oak leaf lettuce with a compact, lime green heart and delectable, mild flavor.
FINE CUT OAK Loose-Leaf Lettuce
Organically grown. Deeply lobed and pointed, mint green leaves blushed with pink add nice color to salads. Remarkably cold tolerant.
BLACK SEEDED SIMPSON Loose-Leaf Lettuce
Organically grown. For over 100 years, Black Seeded Simpson lettuce has been providing home gardeners and market farmers with consistent, long-bearing crops of superb quality lettuce. Succulent light emerald green, ruffled leaves. Suitable for spring, early summer, and fall plantings.
RED SAILS Loose-Leaf Lettuce
A fast growing green and red ruffled leaf lettuce which has a crispy texture and mild flavor. The most heat tolerant red leaf lettuce, it can be grown throughout the year in many climates. All-America Selection Winner. Packet is ½ gram, about 400-500 seeds.
DARK RED LOLLO ROSSA Loose-Leaf Lettuce
Organically grown. A compact deep red ruffled leaf lettuce which has a crispy texture and mild flavor. Color is much darker than regular Lollo Rossa. An extremely heat tolerant red leaf lettuce, it can be grown throughout the year in many climates.
How to Plant Loose Leaf Lettuce Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and cover lightly. Kept at 65°F., germination averages 7-14 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds 1″ apart in rows 12-18″ apart. Thin to 4-12″ apart.