Cos Lettuce is a must for the vegy garden.
This older form of lettuce is valuable nutritionally but more importantly, it has not had all of the traditional bitterness bred out of it and therefore, is of use medicinally.
Cos Lettuce is an absolute must for Caesar Salad, it also helps coughs and colds and helps to reduce blood sugar.
Cos Lettuce strikes quite quickly and grows very fast in the garden or a pot.
The older Cos lettuce gets the more bitter the leaves become, and it can reach 180 cm in height when it prepares to flower.