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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
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