Edible Lettuces - Knowledgebase Question

Name: christina kratlian
Question by puppyluv13
May 23, 2001
Is the "ruby red" variety of lettuce edible?

Answer from NGA
May 23, 2001


Yes, red colored leaf lettuces are certainly edible. They are very attractive mixed with other salad "greens" too. They will taste best when picked early before they mature, turn bitter and begin to flower or set seed.

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