Tender green broad-leaf up to 40cm across, deep well blanched heart, hardy winter variety, withstanding frosts. 90 days.
Known in ancient Egypt and Greece. Thrives on same conditions as lettuce. Blanch by covering for best flavour. Contains calcium, phosphorus and very rich in vitamin A. Sow autumn, winter, spring. 75-100 days. 700-1000 seeds per gram.