Corn salad (Valerianella locusta)
Corn salad is a biennial vegetable
It is from the valerianaceae family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONThe seeds are sown on a lightly tamped soil in August and September during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSIt likes being near carrots, onions, leeks and cabbage.
DISEASES AND PARASITESWilting of the young shoots is oten due to an excess of humidity.
Mildew and rust are the principal maladies.
ADVICEKeep the soil fresh, shade if necessary.
Cover the seeds with a damp jute cloth to encourage growth.