Brown Dutch Winter

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Brown Dutch Winter
Type butterhead
Leaf color pinkish-green
Variety type heirloom, commercial heirloom
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Brown Dutch Winter. 2008-06-25.


Butterhead type, dark seeds, large loose heads, pale green leaves with brown margins, very cold tolerant, can overwinter in Zone 4.

Seed source:

Jeff Fleming of Augusta, Michigan (MI FL J) 07 / Fredrick Sullivan of Maumee, Ohio (OH SU F) 01

Year grown: 2008, 2014

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


Large loose head, light green leaves tinged with reddish brown, black seeds, good cold tolerance. Good variety with later summer plantings for fall harvest, likely to be a good performer in cold frames.

Seed source:

Fredrick Sullivan of Maumee, Ohio (OH SU F)

Year grown: 2002, 2007, 2014

Location: Augusta, Michigan


  • Grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, this variety was noted as early as 1731 by English botanist Stephan Switzer.
  • First offered in the Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Jakob R. Loewenberg of Shorewood, Wisconsin (WI LO J).

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