Mesclun Mixed

approx 700 seeds
Availability: In stock
NZ$5.35

Mesclun (a mix of small leaves) is a favourite salad in France and Italy. Quick and easy to grow mix with different colours, textures, flavours and shapes. Mix consists of: 150 Rocket salad, 150 Chervil, 150 Celery leaf, 250 Chicory Italico Rosso seeds.

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How To Grow

Sow a few seeds in each clump, 5mm (¼”) deep and 10mm (4”) apart. Sow direct where they are to grow in the garden or in pots. Cover with fine layer of seed raising mix or soil, water gently. Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days. Grow in warm sheltered position and keep moist. Feed with liquid fertiliser every 2 weeks. Pick a few leaves from each plant when at least 5cm (2”) high.

When To Plant All year round.
Harvest As required
Sow Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type fertile
When All year round.
Where Direct where they are to grow in the garden or in pots.
How Sow Sow a few seeds in each clump, 5mm (¼”) deep and 10mm (4”) apart. Cover with fine layer of seed raising mix or soil, water gently. Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days.
Care Grow in warm sheltered position and keep moist. Feed with liquid fertiliser every 2 weeks. Pick a few leaves from each plant when at least 5cm (2”) high.

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Recipe

Vinaigrette Dressing for Green Salad

Vinaigrette Dressing for Green Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup good olive oil

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the mustard, garlic, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl. While whisking, slowly add the olive oil until the vinaigrette is emulsified.
  2. Place the salad greens in a medium bowl and add enough dressing to moisten. Sprinkle with a little extra salt and pepper, if desired, and serve immediately.