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Specialty Green Seed

Product ID: 2016

Especially for winter salads.

A cold-hardy salad plant for fall, winter, spring, and summer production. Small plants with rosettes of slender green leaves. Adds a crunchy texture to salads. Flower buds are edible. Avg. 85,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.


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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Plantago coronopus

If transplanting, sow into 1-1 1/2" plug trays, 4-5 seeds per cell, 1/4" deep. Thin to 2-3 plants per cell. In about 4-5 weeks, when roots have filled the cell, gently transplant 6" apart. If direct seeding, sow about 30 seeds per foot, covering 1/4". Thin to 4-6" apart, or let grow thickly if plants are to be clipped only when young.

Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation

Clip leaves. Re-grows after cutting, but succession sow for best quality and appearance.

SEEDS/OZ.: 85,050 seeds.

500 seeds, sows 16'.

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Quick Facts


Latin Name

Plantago coronopus

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

50 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Cold Tolerant Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant

Cold Tolerant