Verte De Cambrai Mache

45-50 days. Another delicate variety preferring cooler weather, Verte de Cambrai should be sown in early spring and harvested early for its baby rosettes. Its mild, nutty flavor and gentle texture is best classically anointed with a walnut oil vinaigrette and topped with a hard-boiled eggs and Chervil. (OP.)

One packet of about 1,200 seeds
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Also known as Lamb's lettuce or Corn Salad, this easily grown mild-tasting green forms small rambling rosettes of glossy, spoon-shaped leaves. Sow in early spring and harvest the baby rosettes early since it bolts in hot weather. It may also be sown in late summer for harvest through autumn until early winter. Cut individual leaves with scissors or harvest the whole plant. Mâche is prized in baby salad green mixtures, as a bed for grilled fish or shellfish salads drizzled with piquant dressings and as a delicate garnish solo or paired with mint and diced scallions.

Average seed life: 1 year.

To broaden the range of texture and flavor in your garden and salads, don't forget to plant some of these specialty Salad Greens: Arugula, Asian Greens, Chervil, Claytonia, Cress, Dandelion Greens, Endive, Escarole, Frisee, Giant Red Mustard, Komatsuna, Lettuce, Mâche, Mibuna, Minutina, Mizuna, Orach, Radicchio, Salad Blends, Sorrel, Spinach, Swiss Chard, and Tatsoi.

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