Sugar Loaf Lettuce - West Coast Seeds


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Sugar Loaf chicory seeds grow like an upright, tightly headed, very large Romaine lettuce. Beneath the outer, pale-green, mild tasting leaves lies a blanched heart of sweet, pale-golden white leaves with extraordinary flavour. Sugar Loaf is perfect for late summer and fall harvests. We recommend pulling off a few of the enormous wrapper leaves and then lying the cylindrical core on its side and slicing across like a loaf of bread. Try a salad of Sugar Loaf with a hot oil dressing and croutons. Officially this endive is an escarole type. It's an old heirloom variety that sometimes goes by its French handle, Pain de Sucre.

Matures in 80-90 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

    • Slightly bitter taste to pick up salads
    • Forms upright heads
    • Best grown for fall harvest
    • Open pollinated seeds
    • Matures in 80-90 days