Lactuca sativa L.
Brand: Seklos
Packaged:1,0 g
Availability:In Stock
Ex Tax: 0.75€
A medium early variety of leaf lettuce. Vegetation period is 50-60 days. The leaves are crispy and wavy of a green-brown colour. They will regrow after cutting. Can be sown in greenhouses and outdoors. 1,0 g contains approximately 800-1100 seeds.

Salads are the oldest garden culture known in antiquity. The name of one of the most common types of lettuce comes from the Latin word Lactuca, meaning "milk". These plants contain a milky sap, bitter lactucin, similar in appearance to milk.
Lactucine is an alkaloid that has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, improves sleep, and lowers blood pressure. In combination with vitamins, lactucin strengthens the walls of blood vessels, which makes it especially beneficial for hypertension and cardiovascular insufficiency. Salads contribute to the formation of an anti-sclerotic substance - choline, stimulate the excretion of cholesterol from the body, which prevents atherosclerosis, contributes to the normal functioning of the stomach, pancreas and liver. In terms of the content of vitamins, mineral salts and other nutrients, salads compare favorably with many other vegetable crops: they contain iron, copper, zinc, cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, titanium, boron, iodine, sugars, solids, etc.

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