Heirloom Lettuce Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Lollo Rossa has frilly leaves that are green at the center, shading to dark red at the edges. This variety has more redness than most. Almost too pretty to eat! It's perfect for small salads and garnishes. Mild flavor. Slow to bolt. 6" tall.

Italian heirloom.
Lettuce 'Marvel of Four Seasons'
(Butterhead, 50 days)

900 seeds   $2.50 

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Marvel of Four Seasons has beautiful, multi-color leaves with a delicious flavor. It grows very well in cool weather. It actually self-sowed in our garden and came back for a fall crop! Also known as Merveille des Quatre Saisons.

French heiroom, pre-1885.


Heirloom Lettuce Seeds

Lettuce is one of the easiest crops to grow in the cool weather of spring or fall. Each variety has its own unique traits for different purposes and climates.

Sowing Lettuce Seeds

Sow lettuce seeds outdoors in early spring. Sow on the surface in very shallow furrows, or cover lightly with soil. Thin to 8" apart. Full sun to part shade.


Lettuce 'Buttercrunch'
(Butterhead, 65 days)

900 seeds   $2.50

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Buttercrunch lettuce forms a loose head with crisp, blanched leaves at the center. It is famous for its sweet flavor and buttery texture. Good heat tolerance and slow to bolt. All American Selections winner in 1963.

American heirloom, 1950's.
Lettuce 'Freckles'
(Romaine, 55 days)

450 seeds   $2.50           
Freckles lettuce has light green leaves artistically speckled with maroon-red. The flavor is tasty and mild. This variety is known for its heat tolerance and unusual coloring. If you can't decide between red or green lettuce, try Freckles!

Austrian heirloom, 1700's.


Jericho is lovely, bright green lettuce that was developed in Israel. It has superior heat and bolt resistance. It is said to remain sweet and crisp, even in 100 degree weather. Perfect for desert climates. We are trying it this year.

Israeli heirloom.
Parris Island Cos has better texture and more sweetness than grocery store Romaine. The uniform, upright plants have beautiful, blanched hearts. The shape of the leaves are great for scooping dips. Moderate bolt resistance.

American heirloom, 1951.
Lettuce 'Jericho'
(Looseleaf, 57 days)

450 seeds   $2.50

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Lettuce 'Parris Island Cos'
(Romaine, 60 days)

900 seeds   $2.50

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Black Seeded Simpson is the earliest and fastest growing lettuce in our garden. The light green, ruffled leaves are tender and mild. Their large size makes them especially useful in the kitchen. Aka. Henderson's Black Seeded Simpson.

American heirloom, 1879.
Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson'
(Looseleaf, 50 days)

900 seeds   $2.50                
Lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver'
Lettuce 'Rouge d'Hiver'
(Romaine, 60 days)

900 seeds   $2.50      
Rouge d'Hiver is a cold-tolerant lettuce with bronze-red and green leaves that have a mild flavor. It performs unusually well in the cool conditions of early spring and fall. The name means Red of Winter.

French heirloom, pre-1885.

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Lettuce 'Red Deer Tongue'
(Looseleaf, 60 days)

450 seeds   $2.50                
Red Deer Tongue is a productive lettuce with what is described as a nutty flavor. The slightly crinkled, triangular leaves are a combination of red and green, varying from plant to plant. It has good substance, and it's slow to bolt.

American heirloom.


Lettuce 'Red Deer Tongue'
Lettuce 'Lollo Rossa Darkness'
(Looseleaf, 60 days)

450 seeds   $2.50

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Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson'
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Lettuce 'Freckles'
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Lettuce 'Marvel of Four Seasons'
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