Valerianella locusta

Vit Mache

Days to Maturity: 50 days

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Vigorous winter salad leaf with delicious nutty flavor and succulent, crisp texture.

Very cold-hardy, versatile green forming attractive rosettes of glossy leaves. Excellent hoophouse crop tolerating cool, moist conditions and downy mildew. From our partners at the Swiss biodynamic seed company Sativa. 15,000 seeds/oz.

  • Spring/fall crop
  • Upright habit
  • Open-Pollinated

13.4-15.3 (15.5M avg) seeds/oz, 215-245M (230M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 950 seeds.  Direct seeding rate: 30 seeds/foot in rows 4-12” apart.

Cultural Info

Days to maturity are from direct seeding. Specialty greens are a broad category of leafy plants, many of which are cold hardy and fast growing. Crops in this group are gaining popularity due to their ease of culture and unique flavors and colors.

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