Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sat May 13 04:26:05 UTC 2006

On May 12, 2006, at 7:46 PM, sagehen wrote:

> I find among the seeds I bought for this year's kitchen garden a
> lettuce
> called Forellenschluss.  I know Forelle because of the Trout
> Quintet, but
> Schluss?  End?  Tail, perhaps?  Caught?
> My German, I need hardly say, is just about adequate to rent a room
> & order
> a meal.

spreckled like a trout's back.  red spreckles on green.

a variety i'd intended to grow in ohio, though i never got around to it.

check out Seeds of Change.


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