On the origins of lettuce

On the origins of lettuce

If you think of salad you probably think of lettuce.  Maybe crunchy iceberg or crisp romaine in a caesar salad.  These two cultivars might be the most common in the US, but they aren’t the only kind of lettuce out there.  There are plenty more – colorful leaf lettuces, lettuce grown for it’s oily seeds or thick stalks.

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