Corn Salad

Valerianella locusta

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Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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Corn Salad

Valerianella locusta

Synonyms: Valerianella olitoria


  • Annual 30cm
  • Salad green
  • Succulent leaves


Annual growing to 30cm. Succulent leaves are used as a salad green and have a delicate flavour. Sometimes used as a lettuce substitute. Can be cooked in stews, soups or as leaf vegetable. Also known as Lambs lettuce, Mache, and Field lettuce.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 6mm
When: Spring, autumn and early winter
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 20cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Plant Height: 30cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 45-60 days
Care: Pick outer leaves as required.

(Product number: D4-06)
Seeds per gram: 600 seeds


SKU D4-06
Botanical name: Valerianella locusta
Botanical synonyms: Valerianella olitoria
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
Seeds per gram: 600
Photo credits:

Photo by Schwäbin / CC BY-SA 3.0 DE

photo by Jasna Tepsic

Tasty in salad and so easy and quick to grow

By: on 19 March 2016
We had a 95% germination success with these seeds. Adds such as awesome flavour to salad but watch the bugs like earwigs, they like it too
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