Claytonia perfoliataRated 5/5 based on 1 reviews.
Standard seed packet, 200 seeds (NOT TO WA)
- Also known as "Winter Purslane"
- Hardy & easy to grow
- Tolerates poor soil conditions
Annual rosette forming plant growing to around 30cm high. Often used as a salad green, Miner's Lettuce has a fresh crisp flavour and fleshy succulent textured leaves. Leaves, stalks and flowers can be harvested fresh and used in salads or can be boiled and eaten like spinach. Grows all year round in cool positions in dappled sunlight. Great for growing under trees. Loves sandy well drained positions and tolerates poor soil conditions and harsh cold winters. Can be used as a ground cover. Hardy. Easy to grow. Also known as "Winter Purslane" or "Indian Lettuce".
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Autumn, Winter and Spring|
|Germination:||7-10 days @ 10-15°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||50 days|
(Product number: G5-07)
Seeds per gram: 1860 seeds
|Botanical name:||Claytonia perfoliata|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||200 seeds|
|Quarantine restrictions:||NOT TO WA|
|Seeds per gram:||1860|
Miner's Lettuce5 July 2020great plant for a shade area in winter, tastes great on its own or with a light dressing. will go brown in spring when exposed to hot sun.