Childrens - Salad Niche
Salad Leaves 'Niche'
Salad Leaves 'Niche' is an exciting blend of salad leaves in a range of colours, tastes and textures for adding to salads. The blend consists of Leaf Radish, Leaf Carrot, Wrinkled Cress, Kale Red Russian, Red Amaranth, Golden Purslane and Salad Burnet. Sow seeds in succession, pick leaves as required. Can also be grown under glass during the winter months to provide a complete season of harvesting.
RHS Garden Explorers Children's Seeds.
|Common name||Salad Leaves 'Niche'|
|Foliage colour||Green, Red|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds March - September outdoors. October - February under glass. Thin seedlings if necessary, when large enough to handle, to 10cm (4in) apart.Water salad leaves regularly, and hoe between plants to prevent weeds from establishing. Dry weather may cause plants to bolt so watering is particularly critical during the 2 weeks before harvesting. A thick mulch applied around the plants will help to retain moisture in the soil. Harvest baby salad leaves when required by picking a few leaves from each plant. Mature plants can be harvested by pulling up the entire plant before trimming off the stem with a knife|