Sweet Valentine Loose Leaf- This is beauty with a mild sweet taste a large spreading bronzed Butterhead with rounded veined leaves than, matures into a romaine shape. Flavor is more delicate, very sweet, and less bitter before it assumes romaine heads hold long into the heat without bolting. The extremely deep red leaves are slightly smaller than other cos varieties
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Blushed Butter Cos Butterhead/Romaine Type-This is attractive and wonderful buttery flavor, crisp, has 10 inch heads of ruffled savoyed leaves in pink, red tint among the greens the leaves are dense, and buttery.
Speckled Amish aka “Golden Spotted” Butterhead- Heirloom- Origin Mennonites brought seed in a covered wagon from Lancaster County, PA, to Ontario in 1799. Introduced into commerce in 1880 than through Seed Savers Exchange! Here is a pretty Bibb its apple-green leaves splashed with maroon flecks will look beautiful in your salad. This has small firm mild-flavored heads and centers with soft leaves blanching creamy yellow.
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Beedy’s Camden- Origin Camden, Maine from Beedy Parker- This variety has wavy blue-green leaves which are very tender, juicy and sweet. They can over winter in zone 5 so when you are looking for lettuce greens this should satisfy you.
Winterbor F1 Hybrid- Origin Dutch- This has finely ruffled; curled, thick blue-green leaves after frost turn real sweet and juicy. Is one of the hardiest of the winter kales? These make a nice baked kale chip or add some color to your salad. Try the way the Dutch cook it boiled, chopped finely and spooned onto a bed of mashed potatoes. The traditional accompaniment is rookwurst, a savory smoked sausage and gravy.