- Annual 25cm
- Salad green, vegetable
- Also known as Erba Stella and Buckhorn's Plantain
Annual vegetable growing to 25cm. A unique plant that produces rosettes of unique long green leaves. Leaves have a juicy and crunchy texture and nutty flavour. Plants are most commonly used as a salad green. Dislikes hot weather. Produces well in cold weather. Easy to grow. Very popular in Italy. Also known as Erba Stella and Buckhorn's Plantain.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Spring, autumn and winter|
|Position:||Full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||50 days|
|Care:||Leaves can be harvested as required but are best when young and tender. Plants can be treated as a cut and come again vegetable or harvested whole. Plants can be spaced closer together to force leaves to grow upright if required.|
(Product number: B2-02)
Seeds per gram: 1000 seeds
|Botanical name:||Plantago coronopus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||500 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||1000|
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