Claytonia - Key Growing Information

Claytonia plants, being harvested; an excellent crop for four-season growing.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: Claytonia perfoliata
CULTURE: Direct seed any time midspring through late summer. Sow seeds 1/2" apart, in rows 12" apart, covering 1/4". Thin to 4-6" apart. If transplanting, sow 4-5 seeds per 1-2" cell container. However, bear in mind that claytonia does not tolerate having its roots damaged during transplanting. Thin to 2 plants per cell. In about 4-5 weeks, when roots have filled the cell, gently transplant out about 8" apart.
HARVEST: After the plant has branched, snip the heart-shaped leaf pairs as needed. The plants will re-grow readily for continuous harvest.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 1 oz./ 400'.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 46,900 seeds.
PACKET: 500 seeds, sows 20'.