Little Gem lettuce is a dense, sweet, small-headed variety of lettuce that is a cross between romaine and butter lettuce. It's renowned for its crispness and crunch.
Store Little Gem lettuce in a plastic bag, in the refrigerator. It's best eaten within a few days but will keep for longer, up to a week or more. Please note that we typically don’t wash the salad greens we pack for you unless they’re very dirty, because they store better unwashed. If you choose to wash your salad greens, invest in a salad spinner so you can be sure to get them truly dry. (A wet salad always disappoints.)