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Corn salad 'Corn Salad Vit'

Valerianella locusta

  • 6 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 14 stashed

Corn Salad Vit is part of the Corn Salad genus and is a Corn salad variety. Its scientific name is Valerianella locusta 'Corn Salad Vit'.

Small, green leaves form a tender rosette with mild, nutty flavor.1

It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual, This means that it grows best over the course of a single year. Corn Salad Vit normally grows to a max height of 4.68 inches (12.0 cm metric).

Corn Salad Vit Corn salad is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Corn Salad Vit have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Corn Salad Vit

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Can be grown in cold frames/greenhouses over the winter.

Harvest by cutting/pinching off just below the crown when rosettes are 3 – 4 in. tall (7.5 – 10 cm).

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Corn Salad Vit is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Corn Salad Vit tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.6 and 7.5 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Corn Salad Vit from seed

Sow in early to mid spring for summer crop and again in late summer for a fall crop.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.

Transplanting Corn Salad Vit

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Corn Salad Vit is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Corn Salad Vit

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid winter.

Other Names for Corn salad 'Corn Salad Vit'

Mache, lambs lettuce, field salad


8 “Burpee seed packet”