celtuce


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Synonyms for celtuce

lettuce valued especially for its edible stems

leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked

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The main types of lettuce are loose-leaf varieties, not forming a true head; butter-head or cabbage with very loose heads and soft yellow-green leaves characterized by the small Bibb and later big-headed Boston lettuce, a 19th-century introduction; cos or romaine, generally forming loose upright heads; heading lettuce, forming true solid heads, particularly iceberg; and stem lettuce, otherwise known as celtuce, with a long edible stem and leafy top.
Salad Blend Hot Weather: Celtuce, green and red lettuces, and mustard (N).
It may be a fish and shellfish broth flavoured with garden herbs or a refreshing blend of Celtuce, Paris Island Cos and pea.
Now if we look more carefully at the subheadings, information is provided on artichokes, asparagus, amaranth, asparagus bean, asparagus lettuce or celtuce, okra, onion, calabaza, chayote, Jicama and Luffa.
History: Celtuce originated in China and is often called Chinese lettuce in seed catalogs.
Planting: Celtuce tolerates a wide variety of soils.
Monnier has local supporters, such as Jon Shaw at Karma Farm who grows produce and herbs such as crosne, celtuce, and kinome at Monnier's asking.