It is also known as donkey ear. It is a lettuce with a wide trunk, elongated and erect. Its leaves of a dark green colour are clustered in a tight way, without forming a true bud. It has a crispy texture and a mild, slightly sweet flavour, which makes it blend perfectly with other more intense flavours. It is a lettuce rich in antioxidants, such as vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B9 and K; and minerals such as phosphorus, iron, calcium and potassium.
Available from November to Mayo
It is the dominant type of lettuce in the national market. Being always a healthy product and free of pesticide residues and other possible contaminants.