Corn Salad- Dutch

Valerianella locusta


Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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Corn Salad- Dutch

Valerianella locusta

Synonyms: Valerianella olitoria


  • Annual 30cm
  • Salad green
  • Also known as "Mache".


Annual growing to 30cm. Nutty flavoured tender green leaves are used like salad green and have a delicate flavour. Sometimes used as a lettuce substitute. Can be cooked in stews, soups or as leaf vegetable. Great for cold climates as it is frost tolerant. 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
Germination: 7-21 days @ 10-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 20cm
Plant Height: 30cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 45 days
*Notes: Pick outer leaves as required.

(Product number: F8-19)
Seeds per gram: 600 seeds


SKU F8-19
Shipping Weight 0.0008kg
Botanical name: Valerianella locusta
Botanical synonyms: Valerianella olitoria
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
Seeds per gram: 600

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