Baby Leaf - young leaves - are leaf vegetables that are harvested and consumed at a very early development stage. They contain plenty of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, in some cases even 40 times more than the mature plants. Young leaves are one of the foundations of a healthy, low calorie diet. They look great and have a distinct, concentrated taste. They form a great addition to salads, sandwiches and many other dishes.
Baby Leaf - Fancy mix from Legutko® is a seed selection of several lettuce varieties: endive, mizuna, mangold and sorrel. Together they are a tasty and attractively looking bunch. You will be able to make an appetizing salad simply by adding fresh veggies and a dressing to the Fancy mix young leaves.
Seeds of this variety seleciton may be sown all year long to containers or all vegetation season directly to the ground. Seeds are sown 0.5 cm deep by hand or in rows a few centimetres apart. First leaves may be harvested already 3 - 4 weeks after the sow when they have reached 8 - 10 cm in height. The leaves grow back rapidly after the harvest, making 2 - 3 harvests possible from one sow. In order to enjoy these fresh crops for a longer time you may sow seeds gradually. These plants does not present any special cultivation requirements, still the richest crops come from fertile soils. The cultivation site may be sunny or partially shady.
A package contains 1.5 g of Baby Leaf fancy mix seeds, as well as the sow-by date and growing instructions.
- Weight: 1.5 g
- Use: direct, raw consumption - salads, sandwiches
- Harvest time: 3 - 4 weeks after the sow
- Site: Indoors in containers or in garden - sunny or partially shady; fertile soil