corn salad

Verte De Cambrai Corn Salad


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This tasty salad leaf is perfect for growing in pots
You can get a great crop of winter salad leaves from these. Our top tip is to buy 2 sets and plant them really close together, then harvest every other plant and leave the remainder as cut & come again. A brilliant space saver and tasty too.

Number of plants: 10

Variety: Verte De Cambrai (organic*)

Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

In the kitchen: A delicious addition to winter salads

Ready to harvest: November to February

Delivery: These plants can be delivered from late August until mid/late October.  These plants will arrive bare-rooted with approximately 5-15cm growth.

*Transplants suitable for organic growing.

The right site

They need plenty of sunshine and moisture-retentive soil.

Can be grown in....

Raised beds or pots – they are pretty easy growing!

How far apart?

As a general rule, give them about 15cm space. As always, you should check the instructions on each variety when you receive your baby plants to make sure you give them enough space.

Looking after your plants....

Lettuces and leaves are really very low-maintenance, so you can’t go too wrong.


Watering them

Water well, particularly during dry spells



Keep the weeds down to give them the best chance

Storage Tips

We really recommend picking what you need, when you need it. But they will keep in the fridge for a coupleof days.

Ways to cook

It’s not all about salads, although freshly cut lettuce from the garden is one of the best things about summer salads! You can try making summer soups with wilted lettuce, pea and mint. And a lot of leaves are great in stir fries.