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LETTUCE NEW RED FIRE


LETTUCE INFORMATION–Lettuce grows best in cool weather. Plant as early as possible and suc- cessively every two weeks in spring, and again in late summer for a fall crop. Head lettuce may be started indoors for earlier harvest. A packet con- tains about 1000 seeds except where noted and will sow 50 ft., an ounce 300 ft. of row. There are approximately 20,000 to 25,000 seeds in a ounce. Plant more than one variety for a longer harvest season.


LOOSE-LEAF LETTUCE


The easist lettuces to grow and mainstays in most home gardens. The plants form an open rosette of leaves than can be picked again and again. Tender leaves have very mild fl avor.


New Red Fire SIMPSON ELITE


GREEN ICE–Our most popular lettuce. Delicious and easy-to- grow. See page 43.


02577–(29 Day)–Gourmet market quality. When it comes to scrumptious leaf lettuce, New Red Fire takes the prize for the best red color, gourmet quality and exceptional bolt resistance. It forms heavy loose heads fi lled with crisp, sweet leaves that stay bitter-free whether grown in hot or cool temperatures.


(A) Pkt. $2.25; (K) ½ oz. $14.95; (L) oz. $24.95 Simpson Elite


02595–(48 Day)–(PVP)–The old favorite made better! In addition to having crisp, frilled, light green leaves and pleasing mild, sweet fl avor, Simpson Elite is bolt resistant resulting in a 30 to 45 day longer harvest season than the standard Black Seeded Simpson.


(A) Pkt. $2.25; (K) ½ oz. $6.95; (L) oz. $11.95 Black Seeded Simpson


RED SALAD BOWL


can be sown early in the spring or during the summer. The green leaves are beautifully crum- pled and crisp, tender and sweet. Heat resistant. (Not pictured). (A) Pkt. $1.85; (K) ½ oz. $3.45; (L) oz. $4.45; (M) ¼ Lb. $7.95


Red Salad Bowl


rosettes of deeply lobed, bronze-red leaves and lighter bronze inner leaves. Mild, tender and deli- cious, never bitter. A decorative addition to salads. (A) Pkt. $1.85; (K) ½ oz. $3.95; (L) oz. $5.95: (M) ¼ Lb. $8.95


02591–(50 Day)–Very slow bolting for long harvest. Large, upright plants form


Salad Bowl SALAD BOWL


weather. Leaves are nicely curled and tender. If cut so as to not injure the crown it will keep on growing for many weeks. 1952 AAS Winner. (A) Pkt. $1.85; (K) ½ oz. $3.95; (L) oz. $5.95; (M) ¼ Lb. $8.95


02590–(50 Day)–A lettuce of outstanding quality that will not become bitter in hot


Red Sails RED SAILS


02575–(45 Day)–A favorite AAS winner for sal- ads or garnish. Crinkled, deeply fringed leaves are deep burgundy-red shading to green at the base. You’ll enjoy the crisp, yet tender texture and mild fl avor. Forms large clumps up to 10 inches across that can be cut repeatedly. Resists tipburn and holds in the garden a long time without bolt- ing or getting bitter. (A) Pkt. (approx. 500 seeds) $2.25; (K) ½ oz. $6.95; (L) oz. $11.95


02545–(45 Day)–Jung’s Best of All brand. This reliable 100 year-old garden classic


BUTTERCRUNCH BUTTERHEAD OR BIBB LETTUCE


This easy-to-grow lettuce forms a rosette with large, smooth outer leaves surrounding a tender, blanched heart. Consid- ered one of the fi nest gourmet lettuces for eating quality.


Buttercrunch


but the best part is the succulent heart of loosely folded leaves and thick, crisp, tender ribs. Remains in prime condition much longer than other bibb-types. 1963 AAS Winner. (A) Pkt. $1.85; (K) ½ oz. $3.25; (L) oz. $4.25


02515–(68 Day)–Vigorous, easy to grow, dependable and delicious. The broad green leaves are very good,


Edox


02523–(60 Day)–This red butterhead is a masterpiece of fl avor, texture and color. Add in a high degree of resistance to tipburn, lettuce mosaic virus and most races of downy mil- dew and you have a lettuce that’s not only beautiful and de- licious, but reliable. It forms medium to large, loose heads of slightly savoyed, tender leaves that are glossy bronze-red marbled with bright green. Slower to bolt than most of this type and fl avor stays sweet without bitterness. (A) Pkt. (approx. 500 seeds) $2.75; 2 pkts. $4.90; (J) ¼ oz. $17.95; (K) ½ oz. $29.95


Sylvesta


02528–(52 Day)–A garden superstar from Germany. This outstanding bibb-type lettuce has crispy, medium-green outer leaves surrounding a large, tightly packed blanched heart. It has exceptional eating quality and holds well without rotting. One of the few lettuce varieties with resistance to the Nasono- via ribisnigri aphid plus resistance to lettuce mosaic virus and most races of downy mildew. Can be planted in both spring and fall. (A) Pkt. (approx. 300 seeds) $2.55; 2 pkts. $4.40; (J) ¼ oz. $19.95; (K) ½ oz. $34.95


LETTUCE SAMPLER #2


02540 (X)–Includes one packet each of Red Salad Bowl, Simpson Elite, Nevada and Little Gem, 4 pkts total, an $8.60 value for $7.45


FRENCH CRISP BATAVIA LETTUCE


Another name for this lettuce is Summer Crisp. The leaves are very crisp, sweet and juicy without bitterness. Harvest at mini-size or leave it to form a loose head for later harvest. It’s delicious at any stage and easier to grow than head lettuce.


Nevada


02522–(56 Day)–Thick, shiny green, savoyed leaves are crisp, crunchy and deliciously sweet, forming large, loose heads. Cut again and again for a long season of eating pleasure. (A) Pkt. (approx. 400 seeds) $2.55; 2 pkts. $4.40; (J) ¼ oz. $10.95; (K) ½ oz. $17.95


Tiede


02587–(48 Day)–Sweet, mild, juicy fl avor holds without getting bitter, even when temperatures are hot. Thick, tender-crisp, dark red frilly leaves are not only delicious, but are gourmet fare served as a single salad or mixed with other greens. Harvest small heads in just 48 days. Resistant to tip burn, bolting and most races of downy mildew. Bred in Germany. (A) Pkt. (approx. 300 seeds) $2.55; 2 pkts. $4.40; (J) ¼ oz. $19.95; (K) ½ oz. $34.95


BATAVIA LETTUCE OFFER


02512 (X)–Includes one packet each of Nevada and Tiede, a $5.10 value for $4.35


Salad Spinner


Wash and ‘spin-dry’ your greens.


MULTIGREEN® Multigreen®


02576–(50 Day)–One snap at the base of the plant yields uniform leaves. This unique lettuce develops uniform, fi nely serrated leaves of shiny dark green with crisp texture and mild, sweet fl avor. Just rinse and serve. Has an excellent shelf life. Resistant to tipburn and bolting. Pelleted seed.


(A) Pkt. (100 pellets) $2.95; 2 pkts. $5.50; 5 pkts. $12.95; 10 pkts. $23.95 – 58 – Visit our website at www.jungseed.com


54081–To wash, simply put lettuce into the inner basket and spin the handle while run- ning water through the conve- nient top opening. Turn off the water and continue spinning to dry. Holes in the bottom of the spinner allow excess water to drain out. Each $12.95


CALMAR


ICEBERG OR HEAD LETTUCE


This is the lettuce most commonly purchased at the grocery store. It tends to be more heat sensitive than other lettuce types. Our Calmar vari- ety is widely adapted and well-suited for growing in a home garden.


Calmar


02518–(75 Day)–Dependably forms big, fi rmly packed heads with fresh green color. This widely adapted iceberg-type can be planted all season as it has strong resistance to heat, tip- burn and downy mildew. Heads have a well-closed base that locks in the sweet, mild fl avor and crisp, tender leaf texture. Rarely becomes bitter. Widely grown in Europe for home garden use. (A) Pkt. (approx. 500 seeds) $2.25; (J) ¼ oz. $5.95; (K) ½ oz. $9.95; (L) oz. $15.95


QUESTIONS? Call customer service 1-800-297-3123 TIEDE LETTUCE SAMPLER #1


02538 (X)–Includes one packet each of New Red Fire, Salad Bowl, Buttercrunch and Parris Island Romaine, 4 pkts. total, a $7.90 value for $6.75


NEVADA EDOX SYLVESTA


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