Lettuce - 'Growing Heritage Collection' from St Anns Allotments Nottingham.
Variety: All The Year Round
1829: "Manuel Complet du Jardinière &tc" Louis Noisette.
"Popular for home & market garden. Heads are large, handsome & very solid, with broad, pale green leaves. Inner leaves beautifully blanched & of delicious quality, crisp & of the buttery character so much liked".
The Growing Heritage Collection is a range of vegetable seeds & ornamental plants that tell the story of St Anns Allotments in Nottingham. Website www.staa-allotments.org.uk.
Also in the collection:
Borecole or Kale