Deer Tongue - Lettuce Seeds


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A well-known heirloom Amish lettuce variety valued for its ruggedness and heavy production. Pointed, buttery leaves have a crunchy rib and excellent flavor. Slow to bolt. 300mg ~ 300 seeds

Plant seeds directly into the garden starting 4 weeks before average last frost date or as soon as the soil can be worked. You can also start seeds indoors 2-4 weeks before transplanting. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 50-70 degrees. Lettuce seed does not germinate well if soil temperature is above 80 degrees. Resume planting in late summer for a fall harvest. Lettuce is cold tolerant and will tolerate light to moderate frosts. Succession plantings every at 2 weeks intervals will provide a steady supply.

Scientific Name: Lactuca sativa
Days to Maturity: 35-50
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Days to Sprout: 6-10
Plant Spacing: 6-12"(head) 6-8"(leaf)
Row Spacing: 1-2'
Light Requirements: Sunny / Partial shade
Plant Height: 4-8"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: Yes

Customer Reviews

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C. S. (Altoona, US)
Very happy customer!

My deer tongue lettuce is everything I expected it to be!! I cut off my first harvest & it is shooting right back out! This is the first year I bought my seeds from Bucktown..& I will continue to!! I love what the company stands for & it's a pleasure to support them🤍

Thank you for your kind words, C.S., and for supporting Bucktown Seed Co.! We're so glad you're enjoying our deer tongue lettuce seed and that you'll continue to buy from us. We appreciate your business!

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