Organic Corn Salad. Vit. Lamb’s lettuce. Valerianella locusta.
You can grow this all year round, just in the winter you’ll have to wait a little longer and it works better in a polytunnel over winter too.
How to grow:
Sow outside from April onwards successionally. Keep well watered. For winter sow inside from September on.
Keep slugs off and watch for botrytis. Has a tendency to bolt in hot weather, hence the need to water well.
Favourite ways to eat them:
A mild addition to salads all year round.
Native to the Europe, north Africa and western Asia.
Avg contents: 500 seeds.