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Cimmaron Simpson Elite Red Sails Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) Approx. 25,000 seeds/oz. Pkt plants 30' of row; ¼ oz sows 100'; 1 oz. produces approx. 10,000 plants. Direct-sow 1-3 lbs/acre; sow seeds thinly ¼" deep. Seeds germ in about 7 days. Set head types 10-15" apart in rows 16-24" apart (leaf types 8-12" apart in rows 12-24" apart). Days to maturity are from sowing. Some lettuce varieties listed are Mosaic Indexed Seed (M.I.). A sample of 30,000 seeds or seedlings was tested and found free of lettuce mosaic virus infection. However, no seed lots are guaranteed disease-free. Butterhead Type 3108U Buttercrunch 50-75 days. Butterhead Bibb type. Slow bolting, long lasting, heat tolerant, with compact cream-yellow heart. 12"T. Rosette 4-5"W. Sturdy rosette of thick deep green red-tinged blistered leaves. White seeded. Mosaic free. Fresh Mkt. 3144U Speckles 45-55 days. Amish heirloom. Limegreen leaves flecked with red-brown speckles on leaf form a dense bibb-like head with a blanched yellow-green heart and sweet flavor. Cos/Romaine Type 3110U Cimmaron 58 days. Tall cylindrical heads 9"T x 4"W. Bronzy tips melt to tender spring green base with creamy butter-yellow core. Withstands heat and resists bolting. Well suited to baby leaf and buttery cos-head markets. Fresh Leaf Shipping, Roadside. 3137 Parris Island Cos PVP 71 days. Selection of the popular mkt-type Romaine. Tall, narrow heads with crisp, sweet leaves produce creamy yellow centers. Adapted to North, South, East and West. Vigorous, uniform. 3152U Vivian 28 days baby leaf, 50 days mature leaf. Non-heading Romaine with crisp leaves up to 12"T x 4"W at maturity. Bolt resistant. If harvested as leaves, provides a continual supply of greens over an extended period. Excellent for baby leaf production. Fresh Mkt, Restaurant. Iceberg Type 3154U Webb's Wonderful 65-88 days. Crisphead type. Produces large, solid crunchy white hearts with good flavor. Crisp and tender, with rumpled leaves and glossy deep green wrappers. Slow bolting even in warm weather. Holds well at market harvest stage. For cool seasons in South or all summer in North. Fresh Mkt, Regional Shipping, Local Restaurant. Leaf Types 3132 New Red Fire M.I. 48 days. Medium/large dark red heads having excellent uniformity in size and color. Leaf-type is red-tinged, ruffled with waxy margins. Slow bolting. Fresh Mkt, Specialty Mkt. 3138U Red Sails 40-65 days. Full rosette of intense red foliage, bronzed at tips, extra ruffly and deeply lobed. Flavor is mild, tends to be free of bitter tones. Reaches cutting quality early, but holds well up to cutting. Good shelf life. High content of vitamins A, C. 3142 Simpson Elite 48 days. Slowest bolting of green leaf-types replaces Black Seeded Simpson. Medium light green color. Attractive, broad and crumpled leaves with curled outer leaf margins. Fresh Mkt, Shipping. 3150U Tango 28 days baby leaf, 40 days mature leaf. Dense rosettes of ruffly, pointed, deep green leaves. Tight erect habit. Very uniform in habit & timing. Tender tangy flavor. Best sub for Green Wave when needed. 3153U Vulcan Mid-early. Slightly frilly leafage has brilliant red color over a soft green background. Vigorous and uniform, holds well in field and retains weight well after harvest. Packs out well from field and shows a more attractive color than other red-leaf types, with good color retention. Ornamental and edible. Tolerant TB. Fresh Mkt, Bunching Baby Leaf, Bedding Sales. Lettuce Disease Codes BR Brown Rib TB Tipburn Cat# Lettuce 1⁄64 oz ½ oz 1 oz ¼ lb ½ lb 1 lb 5 lb (per lb) 3108U Buttercrunch 1.45 2.15 3.00 4.30 7.70 14.00 13.15 3110U Cimmaron 1.45 2.25 3.00 5.30 9.45 17.30 16.15 3137 Parris Island Cos 1.45 2.15 3.00 4.30 7.70 14.00 13.15 3138U Red Sails 1.55 3.70 5.95 20.75 36.50 59.00 51.00 3144U Speckles 1.50 2.60 4.30 15.20 27.00 49.75 46.50 3150U Tango 1.45 2.20 3.65 13.15 23.40 42.80 40.00 3152U Vivian 1.50 2.60 4.30 15.20 27.00 49.75 46.50 3154U Webb's Wonderful 1.45 2.50 4.15 14.75 26.35 48.15 45.00 Cat# Lettuce (M = 1000) 1000 sd 5 M 10 M (per M) 25 M (per M) 100 M (per M) 3132 New Red Fire 1.45 5.55 0.88 0.74 0.65 3142 Simpson Elite 1.45 3.45 0.55 0.46 0.40 3153U Vulcan 2.15 8.15 1.30 1.15 0.95 Vulcan Vivian Tango New Red Fire M.I. Buttercrunch To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 35


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