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Salad King

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 149
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

Pkt (≈ 125 seeds)

This gourmet salad green also known as escarole, produces large broad leaves on plants up to 15" (38cm) across. the leaves are curled and have a sharper flavor and more substance than lettuce. Use mixed greens in salads, as cooked greens, and as a garnish. Tastiest crops are timed for harvesting during the cool weather.

  • Seed Depth: 1/4" (6mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Row Spacing: 15" (38cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 15-20
  • Plant Spacing: 15" (38cm)
  • Days to Maturity:95

Plant: Direct sow in mid-spring only where summers are cool. Otherwise, sow in late summer for autumn harvest. In mild areas, plant in fall also.

Care: Blanch hearts, to make mild an tender, by tying outer leaves together over center 2-3 weeks before harvest.

Harvest: Pick entire plant using inner leaves for salads and outer leaves as garnish or as cooked greens.

Your Health: Good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin A.