Lettuce

Lettuce is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds. Lettuce is most often used for salads, although it is also seen in other kinds of food, such as soups, sandwiches and wraps; it can also be grilled.

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  • Lettuce, Romaine: Parris Island Cos

    $5.75

    Called “Cos” lettuce in England. In Italian it is called lattuga romana and in French laitue romaine, both meaning “Roman lettuce,” an indication it arrive in Europe by way of Rome. Some language experts trace the word “cos” to the Arabic “khus.”

    Cos or Romaine lettuce was associated with the ancient Egyptian god of fertility, Min.

    Romaine lettuce may be used in the Passover Seder as a type of bitter herb.

    Minimum 55 seeds

  • Silvia Red Romaine

    Lettuce, Romaine: Silvia Red

    $5.50

    Silvia is a dark wine-colored Romaine Lettuce with elongated, spoon-shaped leaves. Fast growing, Silvia grows well in containers and performs great in microgreens harvesting.

    Minimum 40 seeds