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Corn Salad Vit

Description

Vit is a very vigorous variety for spring and autumn crops as well as overwintering. It produces long oval, glossy green leaves with a delicious tender mild minty flavour.
Lambs Lettuce makes a good addition to winter salads, but use sparingly as it has a bitter taste. Vit is also mildrew-resistant.

Product Part Number: 11702

Pack Size: 450 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.45

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When to Sow 'Vit' Corn Salad Seeds

August to October.

Where to Sow

Sow thinly in a prepared seed bed 0.5cm (1/4in) deep in rows 25-30cm (10-12in) apart.

What to do next

Gradually thin seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart, picking the young leaves as baby salad leaves . Alternatively leave plants till fully mature and the cut whole plant. Plants will benefit from cloche protection through the winter to prolong the harvest period.

Harvest

November to January

Handy Tip

Can also be spring sown. Make sure plants are kept moist at all times to prevent them running to seed too quickly during hot weather.

Nutritional Values

A very good source of Vitamin A, C, B6, Iron, Phosphorus and Potassium.
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