Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa
Common Name: Green Romaine and cos
Description: Green Romaine baby greens are sweet and tender. They offer an appealing crunchy, refreshing texture. Green romaine is a staple in many baby green mixes.
- Green Romaine is heat tolerant.
- Green Romaine is also called Cos after the island near Greece where it is believed to have originated.
- Green Romaine is a common staple found in kitchens in Europe, Middle East and North America.
The following chart contains the nutritional values for 1 cup (47 g) of raw romaine greens provided by the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009):
|Vitamin C||11.3 mg|