Mache Growing Techniques - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by saragrace88
May 30, 1999
Please send me any information you can on growing Mache.
Soil preference, pH, germination, planting, etc.

Answer from NGA
May 30, 1999
Mache, or Corn Salad seeds should be sown in early spring or fall. Most will tolerate light to moderate frosts and perform best when planted in rich, well-dug soil in a sunny location. Plant growth is most vigorous when the daytime air temperatures are between 60F-70F. Sow the seeds after the summer's heat is over (late August to mid-September), sowing thickly in rows 6"-8" apart, 1/2 inch deep. Thin seedlings to about 2" apart. Hope this answers your questions!

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