- Space-saving, compact dark green salad leaves also known as Lamb's Lettuce
- A delicate, nutty flavour
- Heavy cropping winter salad leaf
- Our top tip is to buy 2 sets and plant them really close together, then harvest every other plant and leave the remainder as cut & come again.
- Can also be used in a pesto
- Plant in either spring or summer for harvests throughout Winter and into Spring!
- Best time to plant
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Good pest and disease resistance
Slugs and snails can be a problem for Corn Salad. To prevent slug damage keep the area around the lettuces clean and dry as possible, especially during the night. Use barriers such as crushed egg shells or copper wire. If the problem is known then you can use specific slug-killing nematodesmake sure you read the instructions on the package. MORE
Water thoroughly in dry weatherMORE
Plant in a position where the plants will receive around 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day.MORE
Any fertile, well-draining soil
Will grow well in a mix of three parts compost and one part topsoil. Corn salad will grow more foliage when planted in nitrogen rich compost.MORE
Feeding not required
Not required, but growing in nitrogen-rich compost or manure will help promote more foliage.MORE
Pruning not required
No pruning needed.MORE