Red Chief Lentil


Red Chief is an American Heirloom variety. It started flowering in 60 days and was ready to harvest in 96 days from direct seeding.  It is a “Chilean type” with large flat seeds. Red Chief has bright red inner meat. This variety had a modest yield with good quality here in Northern Indiana.

*Lentils can be a bit tricky to grow in the Midwest, given the chance for wet and warm spring/summer weather. I am offering this seed primarily for the purpose of preservation. I recommend that you select and save your own seed!