Belonging to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Amish Deer Tongue'), Amish Deer Tongue is a variety of Lettuce. Amish Deer Tongue is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety.
Amish Deer Tongue is a compact, rugged, heavy-yielding heirloom lettuce. Has a good texture and a pleasant sharp nutty flavour with a unique upright nature. Perfect for salads.
Thickly sown, this variety makes a great ‘cut and come again variety’. Has triangular leaves.
Slow to bolt.This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally reaching to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm), Amish Deer Tongue grows with a erect-like growth habit.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Amish Deer Tongue about 53 days before your last frost date.
Amish Deer Tongue is a heirloom variety that dates back to 1840.1
1 Wildly referenced in seed catalogues, needs definitive reference.