Organic Little Gem Lettuce, 1920's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company - An absolute gourmet treat! This English heirloom is a miniature green Romaine-type lettuce with butterhead sweetness. Also known as Sucrine and Sugar Cos. Prime eating at 4" - 6" tall. Heads are 4" across. Tender blanched hearts. A very popular variety among top chefs. Organic 35-55 days heat-tolerant Minature Romaine lettuce When you harvest 2" above the soil line, new leaves will emerge 250 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce.  Plant in full sun or partial shade. Sow Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 5-10 days Thin 6-10" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Australian Yellowleaf Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - an Australian variety from our friends at Digger’s Club near Melbourne. A very tender texture. Unique chartreuse color. Slow to bolt, large plants. Looseleaf, 50 days Characteristics:  Australian heirloom Chartreuse leaves Slow to bolt Looseleaf and cut-and-come-again 50 days 250 seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Webb's Wonderful Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - English lettuce that holds up well in the heat. Very large and robust heads with crumpled leaves. The fine distinct flavor and good texture. Slow to bolt, holds well at the market stage. Recommended for planting in the South. Crisphead, 65-70 days. ±33,000 seeds/oz  Characteristics:  Organic Slow to bolt Crisphead lettuce Recommended for planting in the South 250 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin: 10-12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Mesclun Mix $3.25 $3.50
Our best-selling item for the home garden! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Our own HMOS blend of lettuce and mustard greens. The diversity of this mix will give you a great medley of flavor and color. Mustards grow quickly, shading the soil for lettuces, creating a bountiful mix of greens suitable for cut-and-come-again harvest. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  High Mowing Organic Seeds Exclusive  A complementary mix of lettuces and mustards  28 days   1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Lettuce is cool-season annual in the Compositae family. Choose cool, well-drained, loose soil. Lettuce is sensitive to low pH. Lettuce can be seeded in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked.  Plant 1/8" deep  Plant 8-12" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Red Deer Tongue Lettuce, Heirloom Cutting Lettuce $2.79 $2.99
Renee's Garden - Red Deer Tongue’s long and beautiful triangular pointed leaves grow outward and upward to form loose heads just perfect to add great color to salads and the leaves have a succulent texture and melt-in-your-mouth flavor. Our special Red Deer Tongue strain has been carefully reselected for uniform dark red color, stronger plant vigor, and heat tolerance. The richly colored, deep ruby-hued leaves glow like a spring treasure in both the garden and kitchen.  Deer tongue lettuce came over to America around 1740 and was slowly cultivated to have different forms.  This variation is unique as it is a vibrant red color that adds interest to both your garden and your plate.  Characteristics:  An early American favor  Uniformly dark red leaves  Loose heads  Strong plant vigor  Heat tolerance  50-55 days  845 seeds   Instructions - In cool early spring weather, sow seeds in finely worked soil in full sun. Sow seeds about 1 inch apart over the entire seedbed or in wide rows, then cover lightly and evenly with 1/4 inch of fine soil. Firm soil gently and water with a fine spray. Keep seedbed evenly moist. Plant again as the weather cools in late summer for fall salads. Thin seedlings to stand about 6 inches apart so they have room to grow and mature. Heirloom Red Deer Tongue grows and tastes best grown in mild spring or cooler fall weather with consistent moisture. Plant In: April - September for cold winters or February - September for mild winters Full Sun  Sow seeds 1 inch apart  Plant 1/4" deep 7-14 days to germinate  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Jericho Lettuce $2.95 $3.25
Bright green leaves, unique silky texture, and sweet flavor even in the heat of summer. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Good selection for indoor or outdoor cultivation, with some tolerance to powdery mildew and downy mildew as well as excellent resistance to heat stress and tip burn. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Spring/Summer crop  Field or greenhouse  Good disease resistance  28 days baby - 57 days full size  1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Lettuce is cool-season annual in the Compositae family. Choose cool, well-drained, loose soil. Lettuce can be seeded in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked.  Direct Seed 1" apart Planting Depth 1/8" Space 8-12"  Thin 1-6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Baby Oakleaf Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A dwarf, compact version of Green Oakleaf. Tasty and tender medium green leaves are oakleaf-shaped with rounded lobes. Holds for an extended period. Looseleaf, 50 days. ±31,000 seeds/oz.  Characteristics:  Compact growth Medium green, oakleaf leaves Slow to bolt Looseleaf and cut-and-come-again 50 days 250 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Tango Lettuce (Looseleaf), 1986 Classic $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A widely adapted variety that has a tender texture and tangy flavor and is rich in vitamins. It’s often used in lettuce mixtures for market. Uniform, attractive plants form tight, erect rosettes. Deeply cut, pointed leaves. Very slow to bolt. The variety was introduced by W. Atlee Burpee Company in 1986.  Characteristics:  Organic Light green, pointed and frilled leaves Tender texture, tangy flavor Slow to bolt 45-60 days 500 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Three Heart Lettuce, 1880s Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Donated to SSE in 2005 by Steve and Anna Marie Stoller of North Judson, Indiana. Steve received the seed from Amelia Scharlach Schini whose grandmother brought it with her when she emigrated from Alsace-Lorraine in the 1880s. It is still grown by a few elder members of the Apostolic Christian Church. Small chartreuse butterhead with crisp, tender leaves and a mild flavor. Butterhead, 40-50 days.  Characteristics:  Organic Tender chartreuse leaves Mild flavor Butterhead lettuce 40-50 days 250 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin: 6-8" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Pink Star Endive $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - An escarole-type endive, this versatile variety stands out in Italian cuisine and can be served either cooked or freshly picked. Round plants grow 5-8"" tall and 12-15" wide and have thick, green to yellow-green leaves that are tightly folded with a toothed margin and taste sweet (not bitter). A variety bearing this name has been shared through the Yearbook Exchange community for decades; this variety was acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 1989 from Nichols Garden Nursery of Oregon. Organic. Organic Quick growing Escarole-type Sweet flavor Can be served cooked or freshly picked New for 2021 100 Seeds per packet   Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Plant out when a light frost is still possible. Can also be directly sown outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Plant closer together or cover centers for well-blanched, tender stems. Sow indoors 5-6 weeks before the last frost Plant Outdoors: 6-8” Apart Germinate 5-7 days Light: Full Sun    Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)
Organic Gold Rush Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Lime-green leaves are strikingly frilled, curly, and crinkled. Adds unique texture to salads. Holds without bolting for an extended period. Mild, fresh flavor. Characteristics:  Best Seller Organic Mild, fresh flavor Slow to bolt Looseleaf and cut-and-come again 50-60 days 500 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Aunt Mae's Bibb Lettuce, pre 1937 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A butterhead lettuce bursting with bright green leaves that tolerates both cold and heat. This variety was donated to Seed Savers Exchange by Nestor Keen, who received seeds from his Aunt Mae in 1937. Butterhead, 50-60 days. Characteristics:  Organic Cold- and heat-tolerant Butterhead lettuce 500 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Red Velvet Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Absolutely striking appearance. Tops of leaves are solid maroon, and the backs are green tinged with maroon. Seed Savers is proud to have reintroduced this variety in 2002.  Characteristics:  Organic Soft, frilled leaves are maroon and green Slow to bolt Looseleaf and cut-and-come again 50 days 500 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Spicy Salad Mix $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - This spicy selection of greens will enliven a salad or add a dash of flavor to a sandwich. This delectable, colorful baby salad greens mix includes Tango and Speckled lettuce but raises the taste level with Red Russian kale, peppery arugula, endive, and Asian greens Peking Ta Ching Kou Pai Tsai and Mizuna. It can be used as a cut-and-come-again crop, or some plants can be left to grow and be eaten as they mature. Baby greens, 30 days. Characteristics:  Organic  SSE Exclusive Developed at SSE Cut-and-come-again greens Baby greens, 30 days 500 Seeds Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Freckles Lettuce, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company -This lovely lettuce embodies all we want from a unique lettuce, it has an amazing texture, pattern and name!  This fabulous heirloom has a crisp base and supple soft leaves, with its multi-colored leaves leaving you satiated and wanting more!  This lettuce is also known as Forellenschluse (Austrian for speckled like a trout's back).  Organic 35-55 days Romaine lettuce Harvest outside leaves or cut the entire head 200 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce.  Plant in full sun or partial shade. Sow Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 7-14 days Thin 6-10" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
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