- End of June to end of October
Did you know that particularly tender, Boston lettuce is often grown using hydroponics? With this method, the roots are not in earth but in water where they draw the lettuce’s nutrients.
Did you know that it is preferable to add the dressing to the lettuce at the very last minute to avoid soaking and wilting the tender leaves?
Do you know the nutritional value of Boston lettuce?
Per 250ml (1 cup) of raw lettuce:
Energy: 10kcal; Carbohydrates: 1g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin K: 70% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin K)
Vitamin A: 20% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin A)
Folates: 20% of RDI (good source of folates)