Flower NameLeaf lettuce
Formal NameLactuca sativa var. crispa
Alias葉萵苣, Leaf Lettuce
HabitatMediterranean and West Asia
Morphannual and overgrown leafy vegetables
Leaf lettuce (scientific name: Lactuca sativ var. crispa) is an annual and second-year vegetable of the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean and western Asia. It is a non-tuberculous type of lettuce. It is sold hydroponically grown in the factory. Crisp head of head lettuce (scientific name: Lactuca sativ var. capitata) shaped and tuberous like cabbage. By the way, salad greens are head lettuce like lettuce, but this one is a butterhead type, which is gently tuberized and soft.
Common name:Leaf lettuce, scientific name: Lactuca sativa var. crispa, Origin: Mediterranean and Western Asia; Living type: annual and overgrown leafy vegetables, habitat: all over Japan, environment: hydroponically grown in factories, planted in roads, grasses: high 20-30 cm, flower color: yellow, flower diameter: 1-2 cm, flowering time: 1-2 hours in the morning, harvest days: 30 Day and shipping time: all year round.
SpeciesL. sativa var. crispa
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Petal shapecapitate corolla
Flowering placecultivated variety field
SeasonJan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 2