This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V23", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
We have the following illustration of a new lettuce under the above head, but no description of the advantages claimed for it. It is, however, such a distinct looking kind that it is worth noting. The value of a lettuce is in the quantity of its whitened parts. On this account one which curves inward is usually more acceptable than one which spreads out as this does. But it may have advantages in other respects which the cut does not exhibit.