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Types of Lettuce List

Butterhead Lettuce
Butterhead Lettuce

The fact is, with its appearance, texture and taste nearly indistinguishable, Butter, Boston and Bibb lettuce is ostensibly the same variety known under the category moniker: Butterhead. Bibb, however, is a slightly smaller version of the variety and is the first of this cultivar to be grown in the U.S.

Celtuce
Celtuce

Discover what is celtuce (also known as asparagus lettuce) and how to eat this nutritious and delicious vegetable. Photos, recipes, nutritional data about celtuce are provided. Photos, recipes, nutritional data about celtuce are provided.

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Leaf Lettuce
Leaf Lettuce

For this reason, leaf lettuce is generally more perishable than head varieties; you'll often see it in "baby lettuce" mixes because of its tenderness. Red leaf has a burgundy tint and mild flavor, similar to that of green leaf. To avoid instant wilting, postpone dressing leaf lettuce until just before serving.

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