Popular European and Russian vegetable that is cooked like spinach. In North America it is increasingly being used as a salad green in mixed salad blends. Corn Salad has a soft, thick, spoon shaped leaf. CULTURE: Corn Salad is a cold tolerant green that cannot stand much heat. Best direct seeded in the spring. Some success can be had by dormant seeding late in the fall or in early spring as snow is disappearing. SOIL: Corn salad prefers light fertile soil. pH 6.5-7.0 FERTILITY: Corn Salad requires moderate amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and higher amounts potash. Adequate moisture is important especially in the last 4 weeks before harvest. GERMINATION: 7-21 days at 45-65 F/5-18 C. Higher temperatures inhibit germination. Sow 6-12mm/ 1/4-1/2" deep. Keep moist and cool (shaded) until growth is seen. SPACING: Thin out to 8-15 cm/3-6" spacing. 200-300 sds/gm.
TIP: For areas with a shorter and warmer spring, we recommend using Medallion which has more bolt tolerance.