Lollo Rosso forms a distinct compact rosette of blood violet fan-shaped leaves with a non-hearting pale green base. The leaves have a crisp, semi-succulent, hardy texture and ruffled tips. Lollo Rosso’s flavor is bold, slightly bitter and nutty.
Fancy blanched leaves for salad mixes. Benefine forms a beautiful, ruffled head of thin, light-green leaves that are deeply cut and toothed. At maturity, its heart blanches to reveal creamy, tender-sweet leaves ideal for gourmet salads.