Grandma Hadley's Lettuce, pre 1915 Heirloom, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF

Grandma Hadley's Lettuce, pre 1915 Heirloom, Organic

$3.45 $3.95 -13% OFF
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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
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    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

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