Compact upright to 18cm, open hearted, small dark green pointed leaves. Stands heat, slow to bolt, excellent quality, tasty leaves. Sow autumn, winter, 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