Iceberg lettuce is a type of lettuce that remains roundish , with a shape similar to the cabbage . It was developed in 1894 by the Burpee Seed Co. His name comes from the way in which it was originally packaged and transported : on crushed ice , so that the heads of lettuce were like icebergs , as noted by the Tanimura & Antle of Salinas (California), a fruit and vegetable company that has begun to produce this type of lettuce in the twenties . It’s also known as " Brazilian". This particular type of lettuce is considered an icon of the category , belonging to the Composite family . It has a compact form , crunchy leaves and very light color , just whitish green on the outside and inside. If you consume the leaves , either raw or cooked . It tastes very fresh and very delicate .
The cultivation may be with convetional method respecting the Disciplinary of "Produzione di Lotta Integrata " and organically method .
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