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Corn salad (Valerianella locusta)

Corn salad is a biennial vegetable
It is from the valerianaceae family

corn salad

ROTATION

It is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

The seeds are sown on a lightly tamped soil in August and September during a waning crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes being near carrots, onions, leeks and cabbage.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Wilting of the young shoots is oten due to an excess of humidity.
Mildew and rust are the principal maladies.

ADVICE

Keep the soil fresh, shade if necessary.
Cover the seeds with a damp jute cloth to encourage growth.