Wild Garden Lettuce Mix
Origin: Philomath, Oregon
Improvement status: Breeding population
Seeds per packet: ~250 ($3.50)
Bulk seeds per packet: ~1,000 ($9.50)
Germination tested 11/2021: 94%
Life cycle: Annual
If you're looking for lettuce diversity, look no further. This is plant breeder and lettuce specialist Frank Morton's top-selling lettuce, likely to demonstrate new types every time you plant it. Here is Frank's description: "This is all of it, every lettuce here and in our entire genetic collection, including unreleased materials and things in process. Instant lettuce diversity for cut salad or fresh market racks. This is by far our most popular mix, even sold through other catalogs. Makes an interesting assortment of baby heads. Go crazy with lettuce phenotypics. Farm Original Variety!"
This variety carries the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) pledge, which states: “You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict other's use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.” More information on OSSI can be found at osseeds.org.