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Iceberg lettuce is a crisp and mild-flavored variety of lettuce that is known for its pale green, tightly packed leaves. Commonly used in salads and sandwiches.


    Lactuca sativa


    70 Days


    Half-hardy Annual

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 15cm (5.9in) Spread Up To 25cm (9.8in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Patio, Kitchen, Garden, Greenhouse

  • Position In

    Sun or Semi Shade


Iceberg Lettuce Seeds

Iceberg lettuce, scientifically known as Lactuca sativa var. capitata, is a popular leafy vegetable known for its crisp texture and mild flavor. It's a staple ingredient in many salads and a versatile addition to various dishes.

Common Questions

Is iceberg lettuce nutritious?

Iceberg lettuce contains some essential nutrients, such as vitamin K, vitamin A, and small amounts of dietary fiber. However, it's relatively low in overall nutritional content compared to darker, leafy greens like spinach or kale.

How should I store iceberg lettuce to keep it fresh?

To prolong the freshness of iceberg lettuce, store it in the refrigerator. Wrap the whole head in a plastic bag or aluminum foil, ensuring there's no excess moisture, and keep it in the vegetable crisper. Alternatively, you can separate the leaves, dry them thoroughly, and store them in an airtight container with a paper towel to absorb any excess moisture.

What are some common ways to use iceberg lettuce in recipes?

Iceberg lettuce is versatile and can be used in various dishes. Some popular uses include:

    • Salads: It's a classic choice for green salads, often paired with tomatoes, cucumbers, and your favorite dressings.
    • Wraps: Use large iceberg lettuce leaves as a low-carb alternative to tortillas or bread for making wraps, such as lettuce-wrapped burgers or tacos.
    • Wedge salad: Cut the lettuce head into wedges and top them with blue cheese dressing, bacon bits, and diced tomatoes for a classic wedge salad.

While iceberg lettuce may not be the most nutrient-dense option, it adds a refreshing crunch to dishes and is a favorite choice for its neutral taste and crispiness.

Sow and Harvest Times


Product Features

Germination Time
7 - 10 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots or Trays
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional for Overwinter Crop
Number of Seeds Per Packet
Suitble for Samll Space Gardening


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