Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce - (Latuca sativa)

$3.15

Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce dates back to the 1840's. It has medium green triangular leaves that form a loose upright head. Pleasantly sharp flavor, slow to bolt, dependable and a high producer. Valued by the Amish for its ruggedness and high production. Very popular with heirloom growers, market gardeners and chef's growers.

This heat tolerant variety is less prone to bolting in warmer weather and is tolerant to different climates. This incredible lettuce is in danger of extinction and is listed on Slow Food USA Ark of Taste. The Ark is an international catalog of foods that are threatened by industrial standardization, the regulations of large-scale distribution and environmental damage.

This unique variety is on Slow Food USA Ark of Taste. The Ark is an international catalog of foods that are threatened by industrial standardization, the regulations of large-scale distribution and environmental damage. In an effort to cultivate consumer demand—key to agricultural conservation—only the best tasting endangered foods make it onto the Ark.

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Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce dates back to the 1840's. It has medium green triangular leaves that form a loose upright head. Pleasantly sharp flavor, slow to bolt, dependable and a high producer. Valued by the Amish for its ruggedness and high production. Very popular with heirloom growers, market gardeners and chef's growers.

This heat tolerant variety is less prone to bolting in warmer weather and is tolerant to different climates. This incredible lettuce is in danger of extinction and is listed on Slow Food USA Ark of Taste. The Ark is an international catalog of foods that are threatened by industrial standardization, the regulations of large-scale distribution and environmental damage.

This unique variety is on Slow Food USA Ark of Taste. The Ark is an international catalog of foods that are threatened by industrial standardization, the regulations of large-scale distribution and environmental damage. In an effort to cultivate consumer demand—key to agricultural conservation—only the best tasting endangered foods make it onto the Ark.

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Current Stock:
Seed Count Approx 200 seeds per pack Days to Maturity 45 - 55 days Type Leaf Slow Food Ark of Taste
SKU: V1421

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