Minutina

Plantago coronopus


Standard seed packet, 500 seeds

$1.25
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Minutina

Plantago coronopus


  • 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
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring, autumn and winter
Germination: 4-14 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Plant Height: 25cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 50 days
*Notes: 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


SKU B2-02
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Plantago coronopus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1000
Photo credits:

Photo by A Growing Tradition Blog

Photo by S. Rae / CC BY 2.0

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