Variety: Loose-leaf Lettuce

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PLUs:

  • 4075 loose leaf, red
  • 4076 loose leaf, green

Variety Overview

Loose-leaf lettuces are so designated because individual leaves grow up from a central stem instead of into a tight head or rosette. Loose-leaf lettuces come in many varieties and colors, including green and red.

Characteristics

  • Lettuce
  • Salad Vegetables
  • Individual, frilly leaves that grow straight

  • Pliable leaves with a stiff center rib

  • Mild

  • Mature at 5-6 inches long

  • Dark green to maroon, depending on variety

  • Elongated, frilly leaves

  • Yes
  • Year-round

  • Photo courtesy NC Cooperative Extension

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