Corn Salad- Dutch
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|
|When:||Spring, autumn and early winter|
|Germination:||7-21 days @ 10-20°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||45 days|
(Product number: F8-19)
Seeds per gram: 600 seeds
|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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