Vegetables

Lamb’s Lettuce 'Mâche'

Delicate, nutty flavoured Lamb’s Lettuce is a favourite in French and Italian cuisine. Use it raw in salads, or steamed and served as a vegetable. A superb cool weather salad ingredient, Lamb’s Lettuce is packed with vitamin C, beta-carotene, B⁶, iron, and potassium.

Position

Sun or part shade.

Sow

Sow direct into the garden or in pots. Cover with Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.

Care

  • Grow in sun or semi-shade.
  • Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (Yates Thrive Blood & Bone is ideal) before planting.
  • Feed plants regularly.
  • Continuous harvest promotes new growth.
  • Protect plants from snails and slugs.

Tips

Pick leaves from early stages. Plants will continue to grow and can be repeat harvested.