Definition of Head lettuce
1. Noun. Distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball.
Terms within: Butterhead Lettuce, Crisphead Lettuce, Iceberg, Iceberg Lettuce
Group relationships: Genus Lactuca, Lactuca
Generic synonyms: Lettuce
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Head Lettuce
Literary usage of Head lettuce
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"FORCING head lettuce. BY 0. W. WAID. The forcing of head lettuce is a subject that may seen to some of too little importance to warrant its being given a ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"head lettuce.—As this crop has special treatment elsewhere, it will need but brief mention here. The Boston growers grew head lettuce from the beginning. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"In the heat of the summer, when head lettuce is not plenty, the tender young plants may ... Lettuce Salad With Cream Dressing One large solid head lettuce, ..."
4. Fruits and Vegetables Under Glass: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Grapes by William Turner (1912)
"May King, for instance, which does exceedingly well under glass, requires to be planted nine inches apart each way, but for most other head Lettuce eight ..."
5. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"_ Beet and Egg salad: Half head lettuce, one beet, one egg (30 cents) Lettuce quartered, beet sliced, egg quartered. Potato salad: 10 inch silver platter ..."
6. Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including Plant by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"There are three main types of lettuce grown: Leaf lettuce, head lettuce, ... head lettuce is most in demand for salad purposes, and it is this form which is ..."
7. Horticulture for Schools by Arnold Valentine Stubenrauch, Milo Nelson Wood, Charles Junius Booth (1922)
"head lettuce is considered more desirable. It cannot be grown well under glass since it ... As head lettuce takes long to mature, the seed is sown in flats, ..."