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

Corn Salad (Mache) (Valerianella locusta)

Corn Salad (Mache) (Valerianella locusta)

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