misticanza mixed salad leaves

misticanza mixed

approx 6000 seeds £1.89 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender

    Everything you need for the salad bowl! 'Misticanza' was part of the Roman diet and so goes back over 2000 years. In the 15th century, borrage, mint, Chicory barba di Frate and rocket were also included, but this pack contains 8 different lettuce varieties (reds, cutting, green, heads etc) and 6 Radicchio and Chicorys reflecting more modern tastes.

  • Growing Instructions
    Sow inside - February to May and/or July to August and plant out March to June and/or August to September
    Sow outside - February to May and/or July to August when the air temperature is above 5°C
    Sow 0.5cm deep
    Thin plants to 20cm apart April to June and/or August to October

    Harvest - May to July and/or September to November


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