PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

What varieties of lettuce grow in the UK?

There are many different varieties of lettuce that can be grown in the UK. Some popular varieties include:

  1. Iceberg lettuce: This variety has a crisp, crunchy texture and a mild flavour.

  2. Butterhead lettuce: This variety has a soft, buttery texture and a mild flavour.

  3. Cos or Romaine lettuce: This variety has a crisp, crunchy texture and a slightly bitter flavour.

  4. Little gem lettuce: This is a small and compact variety of lettuce, it has a nutty and sweet flavour and a crispy texture.

  5. Oakleaf lettuce: This variety has ruffled leaves and a mild flavour, it comes in a range of colours from green to red.

  6. Frisee lettuce: This variety has a bitter, nutty flavour and a crisp texture, often used as a garnish or in salads.

  7. Lollo Rosso/Lollo Biondo: These are varieties of lettuce that have tightly curled leaves, they have a delicate taste and texture.

  8. Endive: This is a bitter, slightly nutty-flavoured lettuce that is often served as a salad green or as a garnish.

These are just a few examples, there are other varieties of lettuce that grow in the UK but those are the most common. Each variety has its own unique flavour, texture, and appearance, so you can experiment with different types to find the one that you like best.

You can buy lettuce online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).