200 Celtuce Seeds - Chinese Stem Lettuce Seeds - Rau Diep Thom or Rau Diep Ngong Lettuce Seeds - 莴笋种子, Rau Tien Vua, Ngo Xuan Asparagus Lettuce, Woju Wosum Seeds - Lactuca Sativa var. Augustana AsparaginaRegular price $7.00 Save $-7.00
A variety of names for this plant include Celtuce, stem lettuce, Chinese lettuce, Laucca sativa var. augustana, angustata, and asparagina; I used 200 seeds of this variety in my first year of growing. China and Taiwan are major markets for this rare cultivar due to its strong stem and lush foliage. This is the story of my struggle, from planting the seed to harvesting the adaptable veggie.
Various Methods for Preparing and Serving Celtuce: Celtuce, which is edible both raw and cooked, has stems that are white and leaves that are delicate and pale green. It has many potential culinary applications; salads and stir-fries are only two examples.
Flavor Profiles: The flavor is a little nutty, and there's a distinct smokey aftertaste.
Because of its high nutritional density, celtuce is a great complement to a balanced diet.
Prior to planting, I made sure that the soil in my garden was permeable and that it was located in an area with plenty of sunshine.
Before planting, spread the seeds thinly to provide them adequate room to grow.
The celtuce seeds needed around one month to sprout. The soil moisture level was something I watched very carefully throughout this time.
Advancement and Concentration
It was critical to maintain a regular watering schedule for plant development, particularly during dry months.
The soil's nutritional level was enhanced by my consistent application of compost.
situation: The varied conditions in my garden were ideal for the robust celtuce.
Concepts and Obstacles
Once mature, the delicate leaves were ideal for use in salads due to their delicate nature.
As a consequence of growing older, they developed longer stems that are perfect for using in cooking.
The optimal time to harvest was when the celtulose stems were enough thick and the leaves were sufficiently delicate, which required acquiring and making useful time.
Venturing into Unknown Food Landscapes: Celtulose is now a staple in my diet, appearing in salads, stir-fries, and even pickles, thanks to my recipe experimenting.
Remembering the Celtuce Adventure
I learned a lot about a lesser-known vegetable by growing celtuce from seed. Being both an ornamental plant and a tool, its stem and leaves make it an interesting plant to grow. If gardeners are looking to diversify their crop beyond the typical lettuce kinds, celtulose might be worth a try.