Most popular variety, heavily curled, used in salad and seasoning. Known since 1865. 70-85 days.
Seed count: 575/g.
Most valuable culinary herb. Vitamins A, B, C. Organic source of iron and potassium. Tea of crushed leaves will deter head lice. Good for kidneys. Companion to tomatoes and asparagus. Biennial, liking partial shade. Keep seeds moist. Slow germination. Sow spring, autumn. 575 seeds per gram.