Corn Salad Vit- Lambs Lettuce Organic

Dutch Corn Salad is an easy to grow, delicious alternative to lettuce for salads. The large leaves can be used raw in salads, as an herb for flavouring or cooked like spinach. Corn Salad is a hardy plant, but it does not do well in very hot weather and is best grown using successive plantings throughout the year. (2 Gram per pack – approx 750 Seeds )

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Corn Salad Vit- Lambs Lettuce Organic

Corn Salad Vit- Lambs Lettuce Organic. Also known as Lamb’s Lettuce, Fetticus or mache, Dutch Corn Salad is an easy to grow, delicious alternative to lettuce for salads. The large leaves can be used raw in salads, as an herb for flavouring or cooked like spinach. Corn Salad is a hardy plant, but it does not do well in very hot weather and is best grown using successive plantings throughout the year. In hot summers, 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. Plants can grow 2 – 4″ tall.

Cultivation Advice Corn Salad Vit- Lambs Lettuce Organic

  • Sow direct outside anytime in either early spring or autumn in drills 12mm (½in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart.
  • Water the young plants during dry spells.
  • Thin out when large enough to handle to 10cm (4in) apart.
  • Make successive plantings every 3 weeks for a continuous supply.
  • This is a cold weather plant that is hardy in 5 F and can be grown into the winter.
  • To harvest first pull up every other plant and then pick a few of the outer leaves from the remaining plants.