Italian salad vegetable used to add zest, colour, texture and unique flavour to mixed salads. Ideal for autumn and early winter use, with outstanding weather resistance. Distinctive flavour and texture in a mixed salad. Prefers a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.
Sow seeds April-Sept for ‘salad leaf, June-July for full sized heads. Sow seeds thinly, 1cm (½in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart. Thin seedlings when large enough to handle to 30cm (12in) apart. Later sowings will be less prone to bitterness.
April, May, June, July, August, September