Adds beautiful red color to salad mix. Bold red stems and midribs for vibrant contrast. Deeply-lobed leaves with excellent flavor. Good heat and cold tolerance. Shows some variation in plant habit, leaf shape and color. Very similar to Garnet Stem, which it replaces. 35 days to baby, 56 days to full size. Tags: Color: Red, Season: Spring Fall Winter, Seed: Safe Seed Pledge.
Native to northern Middle East to southern Balkan Peninsula. Naturalized to North America, Europe and Australia. Food and medicinal plant used by Egyptians, Greeks and Romans for the roots and shoots in spring like dandelion. Delicious chicory recipes