Granon Organic Corn Salad

Granon Organic Corn Salad

SKU: MS477
Granon is a particularly robust corn salad with high yields. Granon Seeds produce a plant with round and thick leaves, and a wide leaf blade up to the beginning of the stem. Read More

Exposure Full sun to partial shade

Matures in 35 days

Season Cool season

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Granon Organic Corn Salad Seeds are CERTIFIED ORGANIC and quick to grow. Granon is a particularly robust corn salad with high yields. Granon Seeds produce a plant with round and thick leaves, and a wide leaf blade up to the beginning of the stem. Even if maturity is exceeded, the leaves stay round and succulent. This cool season crop is not widely known in North America, but is much loved in Europe. It is easy to grow, very nutritious, and grows all winter in mild climates.

Matures in 35 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

Quick Facts:

    • Robust with high yields
    • Round, thick leaves with wide leaf blade
    • Leaves stay round and succulent
    • Open pollinated seeds
    • Matures in 35 days

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All About Granon Organic Corn Salad

Difficulty

Difficulty
Easy

Latin:

Latin: Valerianella locusta
Family: Caprifoliaceae

Season & Zone

Season & Zone
Season: Cool season
Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
Zone: May overwinter in Zones 5 and up. Otherwise grown as an annual.

Timing

Timing
Sow corn salad in early spring and again in September for fall and winter harvests. Ideal temperature: 5-18°C (45-65°F). Seeds sprout best in cool, moist soil. Seeds germinate in 7-21 days.

Starting

Starting
Sow 3 seeds per inch 1cm (½”) deep in rows 30cm (12″) apart. Thin to 5cm (2”) apart.

Growing

Growing
Grow in light, fertile soil with a pH range of 6.5-7.0. Corn salad grows best on fertilizer remaining in the bed after summer crops have been harvested, so it’s perfect for following any crop that ends in September, like bush beans or lettuce. Try filling a raised bed with corn salad for fall & winter harvests: Fifty feet of planted row will provide a big bowl of tender leaves harvested once a week.

Harvest

Harvest
Delicately bunch small groups of leaves together and cut with a sharp knife 2-5cm (1-2″) above the soil, so the plants can grow back. Or sow very densely, and gradually thin the plants throughout winter, cutting them at the soil line. Corn salad leaves frequently come in contact with soil, so rinse them thoroughly.

Seed Information

Seed Information
In optimum conditions at least 75% of seeds will germinate. Usual seed life: 3 years. Per 100’ row: 3600 seeds, per acre: 257.4M seeds.

How to Grow Corn Salad

Step 1: Timing

Sow corn salad in early spring and again in September for fall and winter harvests. Ideal temperature: 5-18°C (45-65°F). Seeds sprout best in cool, moist soil. Seeds germinate in 7-21 days.

Step 2: Starting

Sow 3 seeds per inch 1cm (½”) deep in rows 30cm (12″) apart. Thin to 5cm (2”) apart.

Step 3: Growing

Ideal pH: 6.5-7.0.

Grow in light, fertile soil . Corn salad grows best on fertilizer remaining in the bed after summer crops have been harvested, so it’s perfect for following any crop that ends in September, like bush beans or lettuce. Try filling a raised bed with corn salad for fall & winter harvests: Fifty feet of planted row will provide a big bowl of tender leaves harvested once a week.

Step 4: Germination

Days to maturity: From direct sowing.

In optimum conditions at least 75% of seeds will germinate. Usual seed life: 3 years. Per 100’ row: 3600 seeds, per acre: 257.4M seeds.

Step 5: Harvest

Delicately bunch small groups of leaves together and cut with a sharp knife 2-5cm (1-2″) above the soil, so the plants can grow back. Or sow very densely, and gradually thin the plants throughout winter, cutting them at the soil line. Corn salad leaves frequently come in contact with soil, so rinse them thoroughly.

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