High Mowing is proud to partner with Vitalis Organic Seeds, an established global leader of organic seed production and breeding, to offer superior seed to the organic market. Through this unique relationship, Vitalis has shared high quality lettuce varieties Encino and Lovelock with High Mowing, allowing us to broaden our assortment and establish a dependable and enduring source for organic seed. With the decision to remove these varieties from their own production, Vitalis has licensed High Mowing to produce these first-rate lettuces, ensuring their valuable attributes remain available to organic growers while preserving the integrity of their distinctive genetics for the continual benefit of the organic industry.

Encino 2676 Open-pollinated Green Oakleaf

One of the best-tasting oakleaf lettuces available with dense heads of buttery, lightly savoyed leaves.

  • Slightly blanched centers and a sweeter flavor than the standard Panisse
  • Modern disease resistances and vigorous plant growth ensure bountiful harvests
  • Uniform, full heads are slow to bolt and tolerant of tipburn

Days to Maturity: 50 days

Disease Resistances: High: Downy Mildew (races 16-26, 28, 32), Lettuce Leaf Aphid, Tomato Bushy Stunt Virus; Intermediate: Lettuce Mosaic Virus: 1

Production Seasons: Spring, summer and fall

Lovelock 2575 Open-pollinated Summer Crisp

This red-leafed summer crisp guarantees a plentiful harvest even in the summer's heat.

  • Gorgeous heads with deep red leaf margins and a bright green base
  • Outstanding bolt and heat tolerance, perfect for summer production
  • Upright, uniform heads provide an easy harvest and pack neatly

Days to Maturity: 48 days

Disease Resistances: High: Downy Mildew (races 16-27, 29, 32); Intermediate: Lettuce Mosaic Virus: 1

Production Seasons: Spring, summer and fall