Sea lettuce and kelp

What is the difference between sea lettuce and kelp?

Comments for Sea lettuce and kelp

Click here to add your own comments

Re: sea lettuce and kelp
by: Mica




Sea Lettuce by



Kelp by


The sea lettuce belongs to the green type of seaweed (chlorophyta) while kelp belongs to the brown type of seaweed (phaeophyta).

The taste of sea lettuce is slightly pungent, while that of kelp is salty and sweet.

Sea lettuce can be eaten raw such as in salads and kelp is normally softened though cooking, baking or steaming.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Edible Seaweed Questions and Comments.