Curly lettuce comes in many different varieties, such as curly chicory and red oak all stemming from the lettuce family (Lactuca sativa). This variety is sometimes known as silk lettuce because of its delicate leaves. This lettuce is often a light green color with a mild earthy flavor, and is often used to decorate salads with its beautiful ruffled edges.
Vertical Field’s curly lettuce variety (ronalee) is sweet due to the precise and controlled indoor conditions which allow its sugars to thrive.
Curly lettuce is high in Vitamin K and folic acid, and is perfect for fresh salads, sandwiches, and green juices.