Beautiful plant both in flavour and colour, very early tender green leaves, smooth texture. Grows into large crinkled leaves, moderate bolt resistant. Sow Autumn to Spring.
One of oldest, most popular salad vegetables, spread from India in ancient times and enjoying a resurgence. Varieties available for all seasons. Mostly dislikes very hot conditions and will tolerate some shade. Rich well drained soil. Best on near neutral soils. 600-1000 seeds per gram