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Red Oak Leaf

Red Oak Leaf

Description

Red Oak Leaf lettuce is a small loose leaf type of lettuce. The leaves have the appearance of oak leaves-lobed and loosely serrated and grow upward and outward, somewhat close together and attached to a singular base. The leaves are burgundy in color and smooth in texture with a mild, nutty flavor.

Applications/Techniques

Mixes well with other small greens and lettuces to create elegant and flavorful salads. Use in sandwiches or as a bed for fruit and cheese plates.

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