This heirloom Japanese green is well known in culinary circles. Vigorous high yielding plants are loaded with broad, light green, deeply serrated leaves highlighted with distinctive white ribs. This variety is more heat tolerant than many greens and will resist bolting.
Crisp emerald green outer leaves and sweet flavour make this heritage variety a popular salad choice. Attractive, uniformly shaped heads average 25cm tall. Ideal for the home gardener, Good resistance to bolting and tip burn.
Sow seeds in successive crops every 2 weeks from April to August, as long as the weather is cool.
Harvest by pulling the entire plant or by cutting leaves 2cm above the base to encourage new leaf growth.