Salad Burnet - Key Growing Information
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days.
SOWING: Transplant: Start seeds 6-8 weeks before setting outside. Sow thinly 3-4 seeds per cell, jut barely covering the seeds. Keep the soil moist for germination. Thin to one plant per cell. Transplant outside in spring and space plants 8-12" apart, in rows 18" apart.
Direct seed: Sow seeds in spring, 1 seed per inch, as soon as the soil can be worked. Barely cover the seeds, as light is required for germination.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Grow in sandy, well-drained soil that is slightly alkaline.
PLANT HEIGHT: 16-24".
PLANT SPACING: 8-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Zones 4-8.
HARVEST: Individual leaves may be harvested once the plants have become established. Leaves are most tender before and after flowering.
Note: Divide in the spring or fall to produce more plants.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sanguisorba minor