Corn Salad/Lambs Lettuce/Mache Seeds - (Valerianella locusta)

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SKU:
V1055
Seed Count:
Approx 200 seeds per pack
Days to Maturity:
45-60 days
Days to Germination:
7-10 days @ 50-70F
Plant Spacing:
3-6"
Light Preference:
Full sun to partial shade
Status:
Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
$3.15

Description

Corn Salad/Lambs Lettuce/Mache 

A small plant with a rosette of rounded leaves with a unique, nutty, delicate, buttery flavor.  Quick growing, sow in early spring or late fall. It grows like spinach for early-season gourmet greens. Harvest any time, even after plants go to seed. Never bitter.

History

Indigenous to Europe and the Mediterranean region. The plant is a traditional winter salad in France, Italy and Germany. Grown as a salad green in America since the 1700’s. 

Uses

The leaves are eaten raw in salads. Corn salad can be added to poultry stuffing's and may also be cooked like spinach. A significant source of iron and vitamin C.

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