B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
rosette, oblong glossy GREEN leaves, nutty flavour
|Valerianella locusta sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Valerianella locusta:
|Lactuca agnina, Valeriana locusta, Valerianella olitoria,|
Common names for Valerianella locusta:
|Alface, Corn Salad, Cornsalad, Doucette, European Cornsalad, Feldsalat, Gewohnlicher Feldsalat, Lamb's Lettuce, Lamb's-Lettuce, Lechuga De Campo, Lewiston Cornsalad, Mache, Mache doucette, Nusslisalat, Rapunzel, Valerianelle,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|74||: West Asian Native and Introduced Plants|
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|79||: North African Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|160||: Salad Vegetable Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Valerianella locusta seeds will usually germinate in 14 days, if conditions are favourable.
sow in spring and late summer (cool nights, warm days)