Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Corn Salad (Mache)

Corn Salad (Mache)

Anyone who has ever eaten corn salad, or mache as it is known in Europe, knows just how wonderful a winter salad green it is. A cool season vegetable I pick enough for a salad several times a week from the end of May until spring. It has a soft nutty flavour not in any way bitter.  Plant mid autumn until mid-winter.

 

When to sow:    Mid autumn - mid winter
Where to sow:   Direct
Depth to sow:    5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing:Sow seed 3 cm apart Between rows 10 to 25cm apart

 

Directions: Plant in a drill straight into the vegetable garden in late spring or summer.

Packet 200 seeds
$4.50 each