GB CULTURAL INFO:C,W/Matures 6-8/Harvest 20/Yield 130-540/Spacing 8"/
DAYS TO MAT: 45-60 days
SEEDS PER PACKET: 200
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 5-17
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring, Fall in mild-winter areas
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Prefers cool weather and needs temps between 50-70 degrees. Plant late winter for early Spring crop. Likes loose, fertile soil, limed if needed and with plenty of organic matter. Small plants are usually harvested whole, so plant lots; they will stand through subzero weather, but will need temps above freezing in order to make any growth. Good greenhouse crop.
BOTANICAL NAME: Valerianella locusta
DESCRIPTION: Also known as Rapunzel. Small Dark-green leaves have a mild flavor and delicate texture. Hardy to 0 degrees but doesn't like heat. Sown in early Spring or in Fall to stand the Winter. Whole plants are harvested for salad greens. Very high in vitamin C. Grows like spinach except hardier.