DESCRIPTION: Wild American native popular in Europe for its tender juicy leaves and mild buttery flavor. Extremely hardy for extra-early and late sowings. Super-nutritious. Adapts well to greenhouses. Probably the most shade-tolerant of vegetables. Entire plant is edible; best before flowering. p>
BOTANICAL NAME: Montia perfoliata
DAYS TO MATURITY: 40
SEEDS PER PACKET: 200
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-14
WHEN TO PLANT: spring or summer or fall
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Sow directly into well prepared garden beds; likes a rich, moist soil-will benefit from generous applications of mulch or compost. Prefers light to medium shade. A wild crop that sprouts with the winter rains in summer-dry climates; may be planted any time in gardens. Fall-sown crops will overwinter under row covers and cold frames in areas as cold as zone 5. good edible groundcover under shrubs/trees. Clip leaves for salad-they regrow quickly-or harvest whole. Flowers edible.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 6-12"/ Spacing Broadcast
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