Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds

Verte de Cambrai Mache


Valerianella locusta

Min Qty: 0.5 g

Description: Also known as corn salad and lamb's lettuce, this is an excellent cold-weather variety. Mild tasting with small glossy leaves that form rosettes and can be overwintered in many locations. Can be grown indoors in pots all winter under lights.

Planting Instructions: 45 days. Can be started outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked. Sprinkle seeds onto prepared beds or rows and cover with a layer of soil. Choose a location that gets full sun to partial shade in soil that is rich and well-drained. Keep evenly moist until seedlings emerge, ususally within a week or two. Thin seedlings to 3-6" apart. Requires even mositure during the growing season.