Grown by Fresh Box in Woombye. The leaves on a head of fancy lettuce arrange themselves around a central stalk and are generally large and curly. The leaves are soft, tender, and mild in flavor. To use a whole head, you can twist the base of the lettuce to separate the leaves. Regular inclusion of lettuce in salads is known to prevent osteoporosis,iron-deficiency anemia and believed to protect from cardiovascular diseases,Alzheimer's disease and cancers.