Corn salad (Lamb's lettuce)

Corn salad (Lamb's lettuce)

Family: Valerianaceae
Genus: Valerianella
Species: V. locusta


Corn salad belongs to the family Valerianaceae. Develops a rosette of leaves with a spatula up to 15 cm long and can reach a height of 40 cm. The flowers are white or blue.

Growing Sheet

Scientific name Valerianella locusta
Productivity cycle Annual
Recommended Seeding in the ground
Amount of seeds 1.50 g
Sowing Depth 0.30 cm
Distance between rows 8 cm / 15 cm
Distance between rows 3 cm / 5 cm
Estimated number of plants/sqm 200.00
Average growing time 70 gg / 90 gg
Average sprouting time 10 gg / 15 gg
Estimated growing sqm per person 0.8
Ideal Sprouting Temperature (C°) 7 °c - 18 °c
Min. Temperature (C°) 7 °c
Soil pH 6.00 / 7.00
Can be grown in pots yes


Long-leaf varieties

Fast growing, highly resistant to cold and wet

Long-leaf varieties
Broad-leaf varieties

Variety with broad, pale green leaves

Broad-leaf varieties