DESCRIPTION: Clip every few days (until flowering) and use like sprouts or mild lettuce, in tacos, salads, garnish. Don't let is flower and set seed. p>
BOTANICAL NAME: Stellaria media
DAYS TO MATURITY: 37-50
SEEDS PER PACKET: 200
SOURCE CODE: O
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-14
WHEN TO PLANT: late spring to early summer
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Easiest to direct-sow: mix sed with soil, sand, or compost and broadcast evenly. Needs cool weather or shade. Can be clipped for salad as soon as it is 6" high. Clip often to prevent flowering and keep greens usable. For attracting beneficial insects under shrubs or in hedgerows, allow to flower and set seed-will self-sow profusely. Tolerates shade-goes to seed and dies quickly in hot weather; succession-sow. Don't put mature plants in compost or they'll seed all over.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/C, W/ Matures 5-7/ Harvest continuous/ Spacing 12-18" or broadcast
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Fodder Crop