The oak leaf is a type of lettuce introduced in South of Italy about a ten years ago from the Northern Europe ; is composed of clumps of bright green, heavy , rounded, the lower bearing and content, with 10-15 cm long leaves that resemble those oak for their form and that , cutted, reborn quickly. Of very low calorie , is a great and refreshing aperitif. It has a good amount of vitamins, minerals and trace elements . Contributes to the proper functioning of the nervous system , and carry out action refreshing , soothing and purifying. The lettuce was crisp, slightly sweet flavor , excellent shelf life and can be purchased in boxes. The oak leaf lettuce is consumed preferably raw in salads. For their attractive appearance , the leaves may be used for the sealing plates of great aesthetic effect .
The cultivation may be with convetional method respecting the Disciplinary of "Produzione di Lotta Integrata " .
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