Red Deer Tongue
Lactuca sativa var. capitata
Is a darkly wine-red variety of the old well-known Deer Tongue with its typically pointed and juicy leaves. It is a large lettuce, an intermediate between head-and perpetual lettuce is the closest classification. The brilliantly red colour is not completely dominant. Sometimes plants occur with green spots or green tinges. They are beautiful and have a butter-like goodness. Red Deer Tongue is very sound and can remain ready for harvest for a long time. A portion contains about 300 seeds. MOFGA-certified seed. See under Info etc. - Ecologically grown seeds.
|Latin name:||Lactuca sativa var. capitata|
|Botanic family:||The Sunflower Family - Asteraceae|
|Days to maturity:||58|