crisphead


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crisphead

(ˈkrɪspˌhɛd)
n
(Plants) a variety of lettuce with a dense cabbage-like head and mild crunchy leaves. Also called: iceberg
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a serious competitor to crisphead lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.
For that essential crunch, grow sweet Little Gem cos lettuce that comes with either red or green leaves, and do not forget the crisphead Iceberg that has a really crunchy core.
In the spring trial, crisphead lettuce 'Telluride' was seeded and germinated as previously described.
romas; red cabbage, table size, 50# per case; lettuce, naked crisphead (iceberg), firm, compact heads, good edible content, 24 heads, 40-48# per carton; watermelon (350 lbs); corn on the cob 48/case; yams/sweet potatoes 60 count.
In this context, this study aimed to evaluate marketable shoot dry matter and macronutrient mineral composition in leaves of crisphead lettuce, cultivar 'Vera, in protected environment and as a function of doses of N and K-silicate-based fertilizer as top-dressing and via drip fertigation.
Of the four main types of lettuce--leaf lettuce, crisphead (iceberg and the like), romaine and bibb--leaf lettuce is the most nutritious.
Epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus disease on crisphead lettuce in Hawaii.
Broadly they are split into those that form a distinct heart and those that do not: Butterhead, much favoured on the continent, Chinese lettuce (sometimes labelled as Chinese cabbage), mini lettuce varieties, Crisphead or Iceberg types, leafy types and Cos or Romaine types.
You can choose from crisphead, butterhead, romaine, and leaf varieties.