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Chicory Catalogna

We grow this chicory for its stems. It has small frily leaf with thick stems that almost looks like a bulb. Adds a great tasting crunch to your salad. Less bitter than other chicory.


Chicory Catalogna Puntarelle Brindisina

This chicory is grown for its stems. It has a small almost frilly leaf with very thick stem that comes together almost as a bulb. Very nice in salads. Slice up, soak in ice water for a few minutes (nice but not necessary) and serve in a salad.


Chicory Pan di Zucchero

Sugar Loaf leaf chicory. This is highly unusual chocory that grows a large, long and very tight head. Sweetest of all the chicory and becoming the craze among chefs.


Dark Lolla Rosa

Heavily frilled green leaves with dark red edges are essential in salad mix. Provides loft, texture, and color. Good red color even in low-light conditions under row covers. More compact and slower growing than other lettuce types. Much darker red than regular Lollo Rossa. For baby leaf only. Use Natividad for growing full size plants for garnish leaves.


Deer Tongue (Green Bib)

Well-known, heirloom bibb type. An heirloom with unique, tongue-shaped leaves and excellent flavor.


Escarole Cornetto di Brodeaux

Large upright heading type, white ribs and green leaves. Classic Italian Escarole. Yum Yum.


Green Bibb - Buttercrunch

Highly rated for baby leaf. Forms a small, open but tightly bunched, 6" rosette that is fan-shaped rather than round. The leaves are dark green, and the small, compact hearts blanch to an appetizing yellow color. Crisp and sweet.


Green Bibb - Spretnak

Dark green, soft textured leaves form a nice blanched heart.


Green Butterhead - Adriana

Developed by the same talented breeder, Adriana is larger than Ermosa with a broader disease package. Heads are full and dense with good taste.


Green Butterhead - Dancine

Small, dense, heads mature just bigger than a baseball and are perfect for making 1-2 salads.


Green Butterhead - Focea

Small heads mature early. Superior, juicy-sweet flavor. Dense heads are great for "mini-heads".


Green Butterhead - Nancy

The medium-green leaves are unusually thick and crisp, so the head is sturdy and holds well. The large, well-packed heart has excellent butterhead quality.


Green Butterhead - Sylvesta

Virtually identical to the popular Nancy, but with added disease resistance. Big heads with thick, flavorful leaves.


Green Grand Rapids - Two Star

Slightly later, but heavier and slower bolting than Waldmann's.


Green Grand Rapids - Tropicana

Plants produce full heads with heavy leaves.


Green Leaf - Baby Oakleaf

Small, compact green oakleaf for mini heads. Medium-green, oak-shaped leaves with rounded lobes. Compact version of Green Oakleaf.


Green Leaf - Green Star

Green Star's shiny green color makes it look especially "fresh" for retail sales and in salads. Medium-size heads with very good flavor.


Green Romaine - Coastal Star

The large, heavy heads are similar to Parris Island but are darker green and more tolerant to heat. Suitable for marketing as full heads or romaine hearts. Good, sweet flavor.


Green Romaine - Dragoon

New! True, green, mini romaine. Compact and uniform. Leaves are thick and have an excellent crisp texture.


Green Romaine - Green Forest

An early, tall, Parris Island type. In trials compared to Green Towers, it has been earlier, darker green, the same height, more tolerant to tipburn, sclerotinia, and corky root. Slower bolting, and with smoother ribs so it packs and handles with less damage. Good romaine flavor.


Green Romaine - Jericho

Tall, heavy heads are bright light green with excellent eating quality. Our best-tasting romaine.


Green Romaine - Winter Density

Unique, specialty bibb-romaine type.Compact, extra-dark green heads, avg. 8" tall. Very tightly folded. Even the outer leaves take part in the head formation. Can be best described as a tall Buttercrunch. Good salad quality.


Green Summer Crisp - Muir

Technically a Batavian type, the light green, extra wavy leaves form dense heads at a small size. The leaves are crisp and have excellent flavor.


Green Summer Crisp - Nevada

Bright green leaves form an upright whorl. Resists tipburn, bottom rot and bolting, and its great taste stays mild. Heavy heads.


Radicchio

Description to come.


Radicchio di Castelfranco

Round crunchy closed head. Beautiful red & light green markings. Lovely in the salad bowl.


Radicchio Pan di Zucchero

Upright light green variety with large, long tight head. Popular throughout Italy. Use cooked or in salads.


Red Butterhead - Skyphos

Beautiful, large dark red heads with nicely contrasting green centers. Excellent flavor and texture.


Red Cross Red Butterhead

The large, fancy, bright red heads make a stunning presentation. Suitable for spring, summer, and fall crops. Better heat tolerance and brighter red color than Marvel of Four Seasons.


Red Leaf - Vulcan

Combines earliness, color, size, and flavor. Crisp and mild. Ruffled, slightly frilled leaves are a vivid, candy-apple red over a light green background.


Red Lolla - Antago

Leaves are larger than Dark Lollo at garnish size, and the color is much darker under low light conditions.


Red Lolla - Solero

Red, heavily frilled leaves provide loft, texture, and color.


Red Grand Rapids New Red Fire

Relatively slow, but makes a heavy head of well-colored, frilly leaves.


Red Grand Rapids Red Sails

Attractive, compact heads with ruffled, fringed leaves of deep burgundy red over green. Nice and crisp with a taste stays mild for a long time without bitterness.


Red Grand Rapid - Galactic

Dark red ruffled baby leaf. Intense red, even under low-light conditions.


Red Romaine - Breen

True compact, red, mini romaine. Breen forms a very compact mini head early. Color is a medium bronze red.


Red Romaine - Outredeous

Completely bright red with ruffled edges. Outstanding, solid bright red color is strong even under low-light conditions. Full-sized heads are big, tall, and beautiful, but somewhat loose. Best banded. Flavorful.


Red Romaine - Red Rosie

Red Rosie has a similar upright plant like Rosalita but is much brighter red. Excellent for full size or baby use.


Red Romaine - Truchas

Dark red, mini romaine. The compact, mini heads are dark red even in the North.


Red Summer Crisp - Cherokee

Dark red leaves for mini-head or full-size production. Thick, crisp, dark red leaves with good flavor. Similar appearance to Magenta except much darker red color.


Red Summer Crisp - Teide

Beautiful heads are comprised of whorls of dark red frilly leaves. Leaves are softer and less crisp than a typical summer crisp.


Reine des Glaces (Iceberg Heirloom)

Spiky leafed iceberg-type lettuce.


Rhazes (Red Bib)

Dark red leaves with a bright green heart. Very uniform and slow to bolt. Pairs very nicely with other mini bibbs.


Rouxai (Red Oakleaf)

Compact, full-size red oakleaf with striking red color. Lobed leaves are an attractive, deep cherry-red with great flavor and leaf texture. Very uniform plants.


Salanova® Green Butter

Traditional medium green color. Large size, dense head.


Salanova® Green Oakleaf

Medium green color. Finely lobed, saladbowl leaf shape. Medium size, compact head.


Salanova® Green Sweet Crisp

Dark green color. Exceptionally sweet flavor. Large size, heavy head.


Salanova® Red Butter

Triple red color. Very upright habit. Medium size, large head.


Salanova® Red Incised Lollo

Double red color. Lollo rossa type. Medium size, heavy head.


Salanova® Red Oakleaf

Triple red color. Finely lobed, deer tongue leaf shape. Medium size, compact head.


Salanova® Red Sweet Crisp

Double red color. Exceptionally sweet flavor. Medium size, heavy head.

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