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
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.
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.
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 Mild Mustard Blend $3.25 $3.25
One of our most popular mixes, with a variety of mild mustards and other greens. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Includes some of our favorite kales, mild-flavored mustards, and Asian greens for a tasty, diverse assortment. An attractive mix with contrasting leaf shapes, colors, and textures. Can be marketed and used as a braising mix if grown to full size. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated High Mowing Organic Seeds Exclusive Our favorite mild brassicas, mustards, and Asian greens  21 days  1/32 oz approx.    Instructions - Most Brassica greens are moderately hardy annuals that can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Commonly grown as a baby leaf for salad mixes in the US, and also traditionally grown for full-size leaves in ethnic cuisine or stir-fry and pickled. Light cooking dispels mustard heat to reveal a very sweet and full flavor. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. Plant 1/4" deep  Plant rows apart 18"  Plant thin to 6"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Arugula, One of the truest varieties $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (Eruca sativa) (aka Roquette or Rocket) This fast-growing, cool-season green of Mediterranean origin is ideal for salads, sandwiches, frittatas, and pizzas, and can be grown in partial shade. Its sharp, distinctive, nutty flavor is best when picked young. Self-sowing and relatively cold-tolerant. 40-45 days. ±11,000 seeds/oz Organic Also known as Roquette or Rocket Open Pollinated Sharp, distinctive nutty flavor Best when picked young 40-45 days 500 seeds per packet Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked and the danger of hard frost has passed. For a continuous supply of arugula, sow every three weeks throughout the summer. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun, or partial shade. Direct Seed 1" apart Planting Depth: 1/4" Germination 5-7 days Thin 1-6" apart 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 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 Capitan Lettuce, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This Dutch lettuce variety grows quite uniformly for an heirloom, open-pollinated variety—just one reason it earned top honors for Boston-type lettuce in the 1983 Rodale Research Center trials! The loose, light-green heads weigh about five ounces, tolerate cold and heat extremely well, resist lettuce mosaic virus and white rot, and have a distinctive buttery flavor. 62 days. Organic. Butterhead.  Characteristics:  New for 2022 Organic Loose, light-green heads weigh up to 5 oz Tolerates cold and heat extremely well Butterhead lettuce 62 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: 10-12" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Tres Fine Maraichere Endive $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - (Cichorium endivia) Quick growing miniature French “frisée” type endive. Narrow finely curled leaves can be grown for baby leaves or larger mature leaves. The excellent delicate flavor when harvested young. 30 days baby greens, 50 days mature. Organic Quick growing Frisee leaves Delicate flavor 30 days baby greens, 50 days mature   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 1/4" deep Germinate 5-7 days Plant 4-6" apart   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)
Bunte Forellenschluss Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - The butterhead companion to the Forellenschluss romaine. “Bunte” means “colorful” in German. Sweet apple-green leaves splashed with maroon, forms a loose 8-10" head. Butterhead, 40-55 days. ±23,000 seeds/oz.  Characteristics:  Forms loose 8-10 inch heads Apple-green leaves splashed with maroon Butterhead lettuce 40-55 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: 10" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Grandpa Admire's Lettuce, 1800's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Grandpa Admire's Lettuce Is Back! Get those orders in, seeds are arriving. This is a fantastic summer lettuce! The Seed Savers Exchange - From the family of George Admire (1822-1911) a Civil War veteran who migrated west to Putnam County, Missouri during the 1850s. Bronze-tinged leaves form large loose heads. Mild flavor, slow to bolt, even in extreme heat. Butterhead, 60 days.  Characteristics: Organic Bronze-tinged leaves Slow to bolt, even in extreme heat Butterhead lettuce 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 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.
Organic Jebousek Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - "Everyone that has tried it says it’s the best," wrote Ella Jebousek of this deer-tongued lettuce in 1987. And we agree—it was a favorite in our 2015 taste test. Compact plants form rosettes of dark green, triangular leaves, which grow 7-9" long and 4-5" wide. Ella, of Brooks, Oregon, received this variety from a descendant of the family who brought it from Czechoslovakia. Black seeded. Looseleaf, 40-50 days.  Characteristics:  Organic Looseleaf 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.
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