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French Corn Salad Seeds

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French Corn Salad
SKU: CS1-250
Country Of Origin: France France
Availability: In stock
Your price: $3.75
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45 days. Valerianella olitoria. Open Pollinated. French Corn Salad. This early maturing plant produces good yields of 4 to 6" of glossy green salad leaves. It has a mild taste with a nutty flavor and is usually mixed together with Endive, Mustard, and Arugula. Also known as Mache and Lamb’s Lettuce. Excellent for salads and garnishes. It can also be cooked like spinach or used as an herb for flavoring. It has more than 3 times the Vitamin C than lettuce as well as Omega-3 fatty acids. Best if sown every 2 weeks for continued crops. It is quick to grow in cool weather. An excellent choice for home gardens.

Lot No: 1829051

Germination: 91%

Test Date: 04/24

Seeds Per Pound: 320,000

Plant Height: 4 to 6” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow

Cornsalad Valerianella locusta

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"55 F to 70 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"12" 4"50 days
Corn Salad (Mache) Seed Planting Information:

Corn Salad originated in Europe where it grows wild. It is also known as Lamb's Lettuce, Fetticus, and Mache. You can harvest Corn salad between December and April in the South, where it is used as a winter green. Corn Salad is a hardy plant, but it does not do well in very hot weather. You can have successive plantings throughout the year. In hot summer, plant in areas where shade is present in the afternoon. Corn Salad can survive cold weather, even freezing weather, so plant in August for fall and winter harvest. Corn Salad seeds are usually planted directly in the garden. Sow anytime in early spring or autumn. Make successive plantings every 3 weeks for a continuous supply. Corn salad is a cold weather plant that is hardy in 5 F and grown throughout the winter. Plants can grow 2 - 4" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires rich fertile soil. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro periodically.

Harvest Tips:

You can cut leaves as you need them if you want the plant to produce more leaves, or you can cut the entire plant at ground level.

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