Claytonia Winter Purslane
Regular price €3.00
It might sound like a thrash metal band, but claytonia (also called winter purslane or miner’s lettuce) is in fact a really useful, hardy, heart-shaped winter salad green that can be used to bulk up winter salads and stir fries. It was called miner’s lettuce after the Gold Rush miners who valued its high vitamin C content to ward off scurvy.
Sow: July - August
Harvest: October - March
Visit the GIY Veg directory for more growing details and tips.