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Leaf vegetables

Also called green vegetables, leafy greens or simply greens, these are plant leaves eaten as a vegetable. Leaf vegetables come from a large variety of plants (often including tender petioles and shoots) and contain good nutrition value for a healthy diet.

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Leaf vegetables

African blue basil

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

African blue basil is an accidental hybrid of East African basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum) and a garden variety called Dark Opal (basilicum “Dark Opal”). This perennial basil variety is sterile, and ...

arrowhead spinach

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Arrowhead spinach, otherwise known as Okame spinach is a relatively new Japanese hybrid. The spinach gets its name from the arrowhead-like shape of the leaf. It can be found in some US markets ...

asparagus lettuce

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Asparagus lettuce, botanical name Lactuca sativa var augustana, is a member of the Asteraceae family. It is also known as Celtuce or Stem lettuce. It is an annual vegetable that is cultivated for its ...

baby green oak leaf

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Lettuce is categorized into six different types, also known as subspecies or botanical varieties. The six types of lettuce are Crisphead (Iceberg and Batavian), Romaine, Butter, Latin, leaf and Stem. ...

baby green Romaine lettuce

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Romaine lettuce, AKA Cos, is the botanical name given to a wide variety of lettuces. Lettuce is categorized into six different types, also known as subspecies or botanical varieties. The six types of ...

baby iceberg lettuce

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Baby iceberg lettuce is simply iceberg lettuce harvested at a young age. Baby iceberg lettuce evolved out of a need to compete with pre-packaged lettuce mixes (konwn as the lazy mans lettuce) and ...

baby red oak leaf lettuce

Fruits & vegetables; Leaf vegetables

Lettuce is categorized into six different types, also known as subspecies or botanical varieties. The six types of lettuce are Crisphead (Iceberg and Batavian), Romaine, Butter, Latin, leaf and Stem. ...

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