- Ruby red leaves are frilled, crinkled, and tender, making it a really beautiful loose leaf lettuce. Excellent sweet taste. Great for baby leaf salads in early spring. Quite early and grows fast. Beige seeds.
Year grown: 2014
- Originally from Switzerland.
- First offered in the Seed Savers 2009 Yearbook by Sylvia Davatz of Hartland, Vermont (VT DA S) and Sue Graup of Wilmington, Vermont (VT GR S), original seeds from Sylvia Davatz of Hartland, Vermont (VT DA S) (2001), who received this variety from Switzerland.
- The name means 'Ruby'.
Also known as
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2014||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new
|2013||Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
You can buy Rubin (Lettuce) seeds at Tatiana's TOMATObase Seed Shop.
By buying our seeds you help us to maintain and improve Tatiana's TOMATObase website, and to preserve many endangered open-pollinated varieties.
The proceeds from seed sales and donations are our only source of funding at this time.
Thank you so much for your support!
|Description||Ruby red leaves are frilled, crinkled, and tender, making it a really beautiful loose leaf lettuce. Excellent sweet taste. Great for baby leaf salads in early spring. Quite early and grows fast. Beige seeds.|
|History||* Originally from Switzerland.
|Leaf color||red +|
|Lettuce type||leaf +|
|Member code||B.C KO T +|
|Seed source||Heirloom Seeds 11|
|Variety type||open-pollinated +|
|Vendor||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds +, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds + and Heirloom Seeds +|
|Year grown||2014 +|