HEIRLOOM LETTUCE SEEDS
The easy and fast growing "greens" featured below
are in high demand for their attractive appearance, gourmet taste and nutritional value. Sow these seeds in the spring
and again in mid August, in the garden or in containers, for a continuous supply. They can be steamed, stir-fried, added
to soup, or eaten raw as part of a tossed salad. Take a look at our large selection of international gourmet salad bowl
A high quality heirloom rocket or arugula from Holland. The large rounded leaves have a
high vitamin C content, have an excellent taste and are rarely bitter. It can be grown in pots
or on the ground, and will produce 3 to 5 cuttings per sowing if kept well picked.
harvest in 40 days.
Mesclun Lettuce Mixtures
Mesclun are baby greens used in salads.
Sowing a few rows every 2 or 3 weeks allows for a fresh supply all summer long. Once the baby greens reach about 4 inches
tall, cut the tops off to about 1 inch from the ground. This way the mesclun will continue to regrow. This well-balanced
international mixture of heirloom cutting lettuces includes 7 popular varieties including Forellenschlauss, pablo, and Red
Velvet. A flavourful and colourful bouquet of lettuces can be enjoyed in just 40 days.
Mescllun Spicy Mix
This is a zesty and delicious blend of Oak Leaf, Buttercrunch
and Ruby Red lettuces, plus the herbs Florence Fennel, Chervil and Thai Basil, as well as Arugula, Endive, Raddichio,
Mizuna Mustard and Peppercress.
Cutting can begin in just 35 days.
A graceful salad green from Japan with a sweet, mild flavour and strong resistance to bolting in hot weather.
After cutting it down to near the ground, it will continue to grow. Young leaf stocks can also be cooked like broccoli.
Mizuna is so attractive, it is often grown as an ornamental.
Harvesting in just 21 days.
An old time Asian Green that is very popular and versatile. Fast growing and vigorous, it forms a compact
rosette of emerald green, spoon shaped leaves. Frequently used at the baby leaf stage for salads, it is also excellent
at a more mature stage for stir-fries and soups.
Just 21 days for picking baby greens
and 45 days to harvest mature heads.