It’s time to plant lettuce!
Main types of lettuce we carry:
Leaf: Most popular grown salad vegetable
Cos or Romaine: Perfect for salads and sandwiches ,
Crisphead or Iceberg: Crunch heads of lettuce
Butterhead: Tender, with a sweet flavor
Other differences and terms:
Baby Leaf Lettuce: Planted in high density and harvested early
Mesclun: A salad/seed mix made from selected and paired lettuces with other edible leaves usually on the tangy and bitter side.
Some of our Varieties:
Edible Landscape Lettuce Stardom Mix
This mix is edible but is also planted for decoration. Delicious, bright green and burgundy leaves. Crispy sweet, heat tolerant and grows fast. This mix is perfect for a salad base.
Ribs are crunchy like iceberg lettuce and the leaves are soft like
leaf lettuce. Resistant to several diseases.
Lettuce Leaf Red Sails
Buttery, grows quickly, heat tolerant, long harvest window. Beautiful and popular patio container, vibrantly red-bronze.
Romaine Paris Island Cos
Crunchy, sweet, buttery, many disease resistances.
Crisphead Great Lakes
Crunchy, classic, great for sandwiches and salads.
Italdienischer Loose-Leaf Lettuce
Huge, sweet and crisp even when at its most mature. Widely renowned as being a magnificent variety.
Sweet, crisp, crunchy and tightly packed head.
High Mowing Blend Mesclun
A best seller, good mix of mild and spicy flavors, diversity of
shapes and flavors, cut and come again for multiple harvests.
Monet’s Garden Mesclun
Baby leaf lettuces, well-balanced flavors, greens grow at the same rate and are easy to harvest.
Mesclun Chef’s Medley
Chosen by famous Boulder chef John Platt, this is a diverse medley of flavors, textures and colors.
Mesclun Asian Salad Greens
Good raw or cooked, a mix of mild and spicy flavors, a good variety of different sizes, shapes and colors of leaves.
Oak Leaf Blend
Tender and sweet, not bitter. Good for salads and sandwiches.