Lettuce seeds take 6-10 days to germinate, and can be harvested between 30-45 days.
Lettuce has been called "the perfect weight loss food" with a sweet taste.
Lettuce grows well in Loose, fertile, sandy loam soils, with good organic matter.
Lettuce contains moisture, energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and sugars.Some of the health benefits of lettuce include lowering cholesterol levels, cancer control, protection of neurons, sleep induction, anxiety control, lowering inflammation, and providing a supply of antioxidants.
The minerals and vitamins found in lettuce include calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc along with vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, C, A, E, and vitamin K.