Serbajadi Aromatic Celtuce – Lactuca sativa L. angustana Irish ex Bremer, syn. Var. asparagina Bailey (Compositae)
This is a variety of lettuce with swollen, crispy and fleshy stalk, is widely grown for use sliced and stir-fried. This stem lettuce is an annual which tolerates a wide range of temperature. Highly aromatic! Vigorous growth. The plants are peeled and thinly sliced before being stir-fried. The hearts may also be eaten like small cos lettuce.
Type of vegetable: Leafy
Edible parts: Leaves; stems
DIRECTION OF USE
Best soil: Fertile, well-drained loose soil
How to plant: Sow seeds ¼” deep 1” apart in rows 12” apart. Thin to 4” to 6” apart
When to harvest: 45 days after sowing
How to harvest: Carefully pluck whole plant from the ground
Care: Keep soil moist. Weed regularly
Keep away from children and pets.
Store in cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.