Dutch cucumber is a variety of large and straight fruit cucumber, at least 25 cm in length. Its skin is smooth green and somewhat seamed. The meat is whitish and semi-crusty green. French is similar but shorter and more rugged. Varieties: The most commercialized by Avocitrus is Dutch and French cucumber. Seasonality: Due to its adapted cultivation in greenhouses, we can find it throughout the year. Cultivated naturally we will find them in the summer months.
The stem has in its beginning disk form, from which arise the leaves forming rosettes that later are accommodated. Iceberg lettuces form spherical buds similar to cabbage. Its advantage is that its thick leaves remain firm for quite some time after being harvested. Varieties: Belongs to the variety of lettuces. Seasonality: The best season for lettuce is spring (although it depends a lot on the variety), but we can really find it at any time of the year.
Leaves wide, erect, medium green, embossed. Form large buds, very uniform. Varieties: Belongs to one of the botanical groups in which the lettuce can be classified: Roman, shelled, leafy lettuce and asparagus. Seasonality: It is collected throughout the year.
The artichoke reaches from 1.4 to 2 meters in height. It comes back from the stalk every year, after winter, if the cold did not freeze it. It throws a rosette of whole leaves and deep segmented although less divided than those of the thistle and with few or no thorns. Varieties: In Spain is obtained mainly the White of Tudela, Callosinas, Madrileñas, and the variety Monquelina although this last one is practically disappeared. Seasonality: Between October and April is usually harvested.