Drusilla DeLone 133048

Variation in variety. About half the plants have green leaves and the other half has light green leaves. One plant has blueish green leaves and is more upright in growth. One plant with light green leaves is more prostrate in growth habit. Leaves have an entire outline shape and wavy margin and moderate blistering. Leave angle ranges from semiprostrate to open to erect. Plants have moderate heading capabilities. Plants measure 17-21 inches tall and 30-46 inches wide. Average eating qualities.

History: Acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in 2016 from the USDA collection (PI 662821). This variety was collected on behalf of the USDA by Dr. Edward Davis (professor of geography at Emory & Henry College) in 2004 from Walter Cutler of Washington, North Carolina. Walter began growing this variety in about 1970 with seeds that his mother, Drusilla, had always saved. He thinks the variety dates to before 1930.

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