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Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

Valerianella locusta | Corn Salad, Mache

£1.99

80% (6 Reviews)

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' forms rosettes of dark green, glossy, rounded leaves with a mild yet distinctively nutty flavour. Packed with nutrients, these useful salad leaves are often found in supermarket packs of mixed salad, but are equally tasty as a steamed vegetable. This delicious Corn Salad has an upright habit that reduces the risk of soil splash or disease. Surprisingly weather tolerant, Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor' is perfect for early winter salads outdoors, or grown all year round as a protected crop. Height and spread: 15cm (6").


1 packet (450 lettuce seeds) (52350)

Direct sow salad leaves outdoors in summer or in an unheated greenhouse during the autumn and winter months. Grow salad leaves in well prepared, fertile, moist soil in sun or semi shade. Sow seeds thinly at a depth of 1cm (1/2") in drills 38cm (15") apart in soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 10cm (4") apart for baby leaves or to 30cm (12") for mature plants.
Water salad leaves regularly, and hoe between plants to prevent weeds from establishing. Dry weather may cause plants to bolt so watering is particularly critical during the 2 weeks before harvesting. A thick mulch applied around the plants will help to retain moisture in the soil. Harvest baby salad leaves when required by picking a few leaves from each plant. Mature plants can be harvested by pulling up the entire plant before trimming off the stem with a knife.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

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