Variety Description

Green Leaf:
Antilles
A green leaf lettuce for baby leaf salads; this fast growing variety produces medium green leaves with very thick texture; the leaves are rounded and have spiky margins that extend along the length of the stem; highly mildew tolerant; BL 1-25. (Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Green Leaf:
Bahamas
A green leaf lettuce for baby leaf production; it produces glossy, dark green leaves with curly leaf margins; the leaves have a slightly savoyed surface and thick texture; good field tolerance to mildew. (Utility Patent 7,345,223)

Green Leaf:
Barbados
Barbados produces glossy, dark green leaves with curly leaf margins; the leaves are slightly savoyed and have thick texture; DMR I-VI, VIII / BL 1-23, 25-26. (Utility Patent 7,598,433 and Plant Breeder's Rights granted)

Green Leaf:
Thriller
A green leaf lettuce suited for baby leaf salads; this fast growing variety produces medium green leaves with very thick texture; the leaves are rounded and have spiky margins that extend along the length of the stem; highly mildew tolerant; DMR I-VI / BL 1-25. (Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Green Oak:
General
Remarkably thick texture and excellent uniformity characterize this green oak leaf lettuce; at baby leaf maturity, its leaves are a bright, lime-green color and have smooth, wavy leaf margins; the leaf shape is medium-broad and multi-lobed; fairly vigorous growth. (Utility Patent 7,332,654)

Green Oak:
Stardom
A highly mildew tolerant variety that was developed for full size production, but with potential for baby leaf; it produces bright green, lobed leaves with wavy margins; narrower leaf shape compared to SSC 2481; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-25. (Utility Patent contemplated; Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Green Romaine:
Carlsbad
Carlsbad was derived from germplasm with crisp and extra thick texture; it is highly Bremia resistant and is ideal for baby leaf salads; it produces deep green colored leaves with excellent texture and serrated margins; very upright growth; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-20, 22-25, 27-28. (Utility Patent and Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Green Romaine:
Mutiny
A green romaine variety with exceptionally thick texture; compared to Lexington, it produces darker colored leaves with serrated leaf margins; Mutiny is fast growing and has a very upright habit; it has a potential for high yields and a long shelf life due to thick leaf texture; DMR I-VI / BL 1-16, 19, 21, 23. (Utility Patent #7,579,519; Pleant breeders Rights Pending)

Little Gem:
Firepower
A fast growing red leaf lettuce for baby leaf; produces wine-red colored leaves with an elongated oval shape and wavy leaf margins; medium-thick leaf texure; BL 5,12,15,17,18,22,24,25. (Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Lollo Rosso:
Barrage
A triple-red Lollo Rossa that produces dark, wine-red leaves with very frilly leaf margins and strong mildew resistance; the leaves are short, broad and slightly savoyed; an excellent component in baby leaf salads as it enhances color and texture; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-26. (Utility Patent 7,371,932)

Lollo Rosso:
Blackhawk
A variety developed for baby leaf salads that produces very dark, wine-red colored leaves; the leaves have a broad shape, ruffled leaf margins and pliable texture; compared to Cavalry, this is a little more vigorous, it has slightly darker color and curlier margins; DMR I-VI / BL 1-16,19,21,23. (Utility Patent 7,371,931; Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

Lollo Rosso:
Fortress
A triple-red Lollo Rossa with a high level of mildew resistance and all the features required for baby leaf; the leaves have a short, broad shape and frilly margins; produces a uniform crop of wine-red colored leaves with a slightly blistered texture; medium to slow vigor, as expected for varieties of this type; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-28. (Utility Patent 7,342,149)

Lollo Rosso:
Strikeforce
A new variety with the growth rate and leaf structure typical of Lollo Rossa lettuce; produces dark, wine-red leaves with a rounded shape and frilly margins; slightly blistered leaves with good texture; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-28.

Lollo Rosso:
Zion
Zion is a Lollo Rossa lettuce with high resistance to mildew; it produces dark, wine-red leaves with the typical Lollo appearance; strong leaf texture; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-28.

Red Deer's Tongue:
SSC 3025
SSC 3025 is a modern version of an heirloom lettuce; it produces narrow, elongated leaves with smooth margins and a slight point at the tip; the leaves have a nice dark, wine-red color that fades to green towards the base; vigorous growth; DMR I-VI / BL 1-19, 21-25.

Red Leaf:
Daredevil
Daredevil is a new red leaf lettuce with remarkably thick texture; it produces dark, deep wine-red leaves with a romaine-like shape and scalloped/serrated margins; due to its shape, it can also be used for baby leaf, red romaine; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-27. (Utility Patent and Plant Breeder's Right pending)

Red Leaf:
Shockwave
A red leaf lettuce that produces dark, wine-red colored leaves with wavy margins; attractive smooth leaves with good texture; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-25, 27.

Red Oak:
Asilomar
As attractive as Stealth but with higher resistance to mildew; it produces leaves with excellent color and shape for baby leaf salads; it has good texture and a mild, non-bitter flavor; slightly more vigorous than Stealth; DMR I-VIII / BL 1-28.

Red Oak:
Stealth
An oak leaf lettuce that produces attractive, wine-red colored leaves with good texture; baby leaves have a medium-broad shape and smooth, wavy margins; DMR I-VI / BL 1-17, 19, 21, 23. (Utility Patent 7,314,976)

Red Romaine:
Annapolis
A red romaine lettuce developed for baby leaf salads; glossy, deep wine-red color; medium-broad, club shaped leaf with slightly wavy leaf margins and light serration along the stem; slightly blistered at the 4th true leaf; pliable texture; DMR I-VI / BL 1-16, 19, 21, 23. (Utility Patent 7,126,045 and Plant Breeder's Rights granted)

Red Romaine:
Nemesis
A baby leaf red romaine that produces glossy, dark, wine-red leaves with a standard romaine shape and wavy margins; Nemesis is more suited for production in the desert southwest where it displays good field tolerance to Downy Mildew; the growth rate is similar to Annapolis; DMR I-VI / BL 1-25.

Red Romaine:
Powerblock
Powerblock is ideal for baby leaf salads because of its remarkable texture and dark, wine-red color; the leaves have the standard romaine shape and a moderate growth rate; DMR I-VI/BL 1-25.

Red Romaine:
Showdown
A dual-purpose baby leaf lettuce that can be used as Red Leaf or Red Romaine in spring mix salads; it was derived from a red leaf pedigree but its baby leaves have a romaine-like shape; it produces dull, deep wine-red leaves with serrated margins and remarkably thick texture; DMR I-VIII/BL 1-28. (Utility Patent pending)

Tango:
Frontrunner
A variety that produces lime-green colored leaves with a multi-lobed shape and spiky margins; leaf color like Tango and growth rate a little faster than Sergeant; DMR I-VI / BL 1-16, 19, 21, 23.

Tango:
Revenge
Revenge is a Tango type lettuce for baby leaf salads; it produces dark lime-green leaves with very thick texture; leaves are multi-lobed with spiky, undulating leaf margins; DMR I-VI) / BL 1-16,19,21,23. (Utility Patent 7,459,606; Plant Breeder's Rights granted)

Tango:
Sergeant
A variety in the Tango class with thicker texture and darker, lime-green color; produces multi-lobed leaves with spiky, undulating leaf margins; in production for baby leaf salads, its growth rate is similar to that of Tango. (Utility Patent 7,314,977 and Plant Breeder's Rights pending)

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