Parris Island Cos Lettuce
A beautiful romaine lettuce with a sweet light green-yellow center. Uniform heads are tall and erect. Excellent for salads. One of my favorites for flavor!
Perfect for small gardens and the market gardener alike.
- Named after Paris Island off of South Carolina
- Developed around 1949 by Clemson College
- First released by Ferry-Morse Seed Company in 1951
- Cos is a type of lettuce with thick outer leaves
- The word originates from Greek island of Cos where it is assumed lettuce developed
- Lettuce reached western civilization via the Roman Empire
Parris Island Cos Lettuce Seed
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