Salad Burnet Herb Seed

Product ID:839.11839

Salad Burnet Herb Seed

Product ID:839.11839

Unique leaf shape for salads, garnishes.

Edible foliage has a mild cucumber flavor, and combines well with any dish that calls for cucumber. Oval-toothed leaflets and deep-crimson flowerheads. Makes an attractive landscape plant. Salad Burnet is also good for microgreen production, maturing 10–15 days from sowing. Also known as burnet and pimpinelle. Perennial in Zones 4–8. Avg. 3,150 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days.

SOWING: Transplant: Start seeds in cell flats 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

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