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Lettuce and leafy greens are a must grow for all gardeners. They add health and wellness to our daily lives and are some of the most consumed vegetable brought in the supermarket! So growing lettuce is a wise move when you are crunching the budget. HRSeeds.com offers you a wide variety of lettuce to choose from. Iceberg, trigger crisphead, romaine, bib, Loose leaf, Batavian, Purslane are just some of the lettuce varieties we offer. We soon plan to offer lettuce plant starts in spring to many of these varieties once we can expand our greenhouses. Feel free to contact us if you have a variety you want but don't see it here.

Here is the Trigger Crisphead Lettuce, Lactuca sativa. This superb Calmar-type iceberg lettuce is right on target. It has shown high tolerance to cold as well as moderate ability to withstand heat while reluctance to succumb to BOR even when left overcrowded under difficult conditions of excessive rainfall. Head size can range from 4 to 10 inches round and can be peeled off leaf by leaf for salads as the head grows. It is very crinkly toothed leaves fold into tight, tight hard medium-green heads without give. An excellent alternative to iceberg lettuce. They grow best in cool weather with medium moisture. Use shade cloth to keep summer lettuce tender and sweet longer. Open pollinated 65 to 75 days.