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Growing Corn Salad, also Lamb's lettuce or Mache

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec

(Best months for growing Corn Salad in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 68°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 4 - 6 inches apart
  • Harvest in 5-8 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Onions

Your comments and tips

09 Jun 17, Sarah (Australia - temperate climate)
Beta vulgaris is silver beet, not corn salad.
27 Oct 14, Jennifer Lavery (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I would like to purchase lambs lettuce seed or seedlings, we live in Western Aust. Would really appreciate if anyone could point me in right direction in our State. Thanks
02 Apr 16, Dina Lainez (Australia - temperate climate)
Try BW
28 Apr 16, nick durrant (Australia - temperate climate)
I got mine from Eden seeds.
07 Nov 14, Edward (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Beta vulgaris is silverbeet or chard, or could be beet root. So if it looks like lamb's lettuce then it's Valerianella locusta. Wrong label or wrong identification
08 Nov 14, robyn scott (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Bought seeds from Livingseeds. Will plant them in winter because Durban summers are too hot
27 Apr 16, karl keilmann 36racecourse road pakenham vic 3810 (Australia - temperate climate)
where can I get feldsalad seed german seed (korn salad )
29 Sep 16, Jess Balser (Australia - temperate climate)
You can order it from ebay under the name corn salad. Same we grow in germany and grows great here in NSW.
11 Oct 16, Ruth (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I have grown Feldsalat (lambs lettuce, corn salad etc) for a few years now, every winter! I purchase the seeds from
14 May 17, Marion (Australia - temperate climate)
How do I clean this treasure for eating please
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