Mâche is delightful eaten alone as a salad, mixed with other greens, or cooked like spinach. The big-seeded variety is more tolerant of hot conditions without becoming bitter. Also tolerant of cold weather, it will often survive freezing temperatures to 10°F. A short lived perennial in USDA zones 4-7, and grown as an annual in mild climates. Plants grow up to 6″ tall. Botanical Interests’® Big Seeded Mâche (Corn Salad) Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 43 feet.
60 days to maturity.
Outdoors: In cold climates, sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, or as soon as the soil can be worked for early summer harvest, and late summer for fall harvest. In mild climates, sow in fall to winter for cool-season harvest. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 40°–68°F.
Indoors: Not recommended.
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.