Organic Crisp Mint Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Also known as Erthel, this standout lettuce is one of the best romaine varieties. The tender lettuce leaves bear a striking resemblance to mint and offer both excellent lettuce flavor and classic romaine crispness. The compact heads grow upright to about 10" tall. Introduced by the British seed house Thompson & Morgan in 1978. Romaine, 45-55 days. Organic Light green, frilled-edge leaves Compact heads grow to 10 inches Romaine 45-55 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 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 Merveille de Quatre Saisons Lettuce, 1880's Heirloom $3.25 $3.25
The Living Seed Company -This French butterhead lettuce, is known as the Marvel of Four Seasons. With its ability to be harvested virtually in all four seasons and the colors that it embody the four seasons while thriving in a range of climates. This pre-1885 French heirloom was also featured in Vilmorin’s 1885 book The Vegetable Garden. It was first introduced to the Americans during a PBS series called “The Victory Garden.”  It is known for its signature butterhead shape boasting the appearance of a bibb-type rosette with an array of beautiful colors ranging in bronze, gold, red and green. Revealing ruby toned leaves encompass a tightly folded green hearts. Its dark color develops on cooler spring or autumn weather, but its texture always remains crisp and its taste unforgettable. This vigorous plant is easy to grow and that thrives throughout the year. Butterhead, 40-70 days. Organic Cold- and heat-tolerant Butterhead lettuce 600 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.
Flame Lettuce (Looseleaf), 1988 Popular Favorite $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Introduced to gardeners in 1988 by Harris Moran. Described as “distinctly red; slow bolting; a fast mover for markets demanding unique vegetables.” Although a relatively recent introduction, we offer this variety since it is a garden rarity.  Characteristics:  Soft texture Slow to bolt Looseleaf and cut-and-come again 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 Baquieu Lettuce $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - French head lettuce with wavy green leaves tinged with maroon. Best grown either as an early or late crop. Butterhead, 50-60 days.  Characteristics:  Organic French head lettuce Wavy green leaves tinged with maroon Grow in early spring or late fall Butterhead lettuce 50-60 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 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 Ella Kropf Lettuce, pre 1930 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Donated to SSE in 2005 by Maynard Kropf, grandson of Amish Mennonites Samuel and Ella May Kropf. They acquired it circa 1930 from a man in Stewardson, Illinois, and it became a family favorite. Tender green softball-sized heads with round leaves and a pleasantly sweet flavor. Butterhead, 50-60 days. Characteristics:  Organic Heads grow to the size of a softball Soft texture and sweet flavor Butterhead lettuce 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 Grandma Hadley's Lettuce, pre 1915 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Donated to SSE in 1988 by Pam Andrew of Arizona. It was given to her by her 85-year-old great-aunt, Flossie Cramer, of Crawford County, IL. Flossie's grandmother, Emma Hadley, grew the lettuce when Flossie was a child (around 1915). It was a family favorite used in a wilted lettuce salad with hot bacon dressing. The dark purple-tinged leaves are buttery, crisp, and slightly sweet. Butterhead, 40-50 days. Characteristics:  Organic Heavy dark purple tinge on leaf edges Buttery and crisp leaves are slightly sweet Butterhead 40-55 days to maturity 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 Lolla Rossa Lettuce, 3100 BC Heirloom (5,000 years old) $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Beautiful magenta leaves with tiny frills, light green bases. Mild flavor. Small 5-8" leaves. Excellent for cut-and-come-again lettuce when thickly sown. The leaves make a wonderful garnish. Looseleaf, 55 days. ±37,000 seeds/oz.  Lollo Rossa is believed to be from the ancient Roman days and was gifted to Cleopatra.  It was a beloved lettuce 5,000 years ago and still is today. A true heirloom that is timeless. Characteristics:  Organic Magenta leaves with tiny frills Leaves grow to 5-8 inches Looseleaf and cut-and-come-again 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 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
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 Winter Density Lettuce, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
More on the way! We are out but more is coming soon. Place your order to hold yours.  The Seed Savers Exchange - (aka Craquerelle du Midi) Bred in England. Large dark green curled leaves form upright 8-10" heads. Sweet, crisp, and succulent. Slow to bolt in summer heat yet also cold tolerant.  Characteristics:  Organic Sweet, crisp heads grow to 8-10 inches Slow to bolt yet also cold tolerant Bibb-Romaine lettuce 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 6-8" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Speckled Lettuce, 1800's Family Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Family heirloom was sent to SSE in 1983 by SSE member Mark Reusser. His father obtained it from Urias Martin, whose Mennonite ancestors likely brought it in the early 1800s from Pennsylvania to Ontario. Juicy thick leaves are green tinged with red. Mild flavor. Looseleaf, 40-55 days. ±27,000 seeds/oz.  Characteristics:  Organic Green leaves tinged with red Mild flavor 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: 6-8" 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.
Arugula Wasabi $2.95 $3.29
Renee's Garden - A unique wild arugula, Wasabi’s leaves taste just like the complex, spicy flavor of freshly made wasabi paste. These delicious little plants grow quickly and easily, forming pretty leafy rosettes. More weather tolerant than other varieties, you can harvest whole plants or pick individual piquant leaves for zesty accents to everyday meals. When plants send up flower stalks, the little white blossoms are edible; use both leaves and flowers in salads, sandwiches, sushi, pasta, and barbecue. Characteristics:  Renee's Garden Exclusive  Annual  Frost hardy  Delicious and spicy flavor  Weather tolerant  Approx 1000 seeds   Instructions - Plant in spring (or late summer for a fall crop) directly into the garden in well-worked soil in full sun, or a spot that receives partial afternoon shade. Sow 1 inch apart and barely cover. Keep the seed bed evenly moist until seedlings emerge in 10 to 12 days. Begin harvesting individual young leaves in 4 to 5 weeks. In hot summer areas, wait to sow again in late summer for fall use, as extreme heat makes leaves extra pungent. Plant in: April - May for cold winters or Spring-Fall for mild winters  Full sun / Part-day shade  Sow seeds 1 inch apart  10-12 days to germinate  Mature Height: 4-5 inches  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to 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.
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