(Poterium sanquisorba) Tasty in salads, great cucumber like flavor.
Mild cucumber flavor. Oval-toothed leaflets and deep crimson flowerheads. Medicinal: The root is used as a wound herb to stop bleeding. 70 days to harvest when started indoors. Hardiness zones: 4-8. Avg. 2,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Salad burnet is a wonderful cooling herb whose leaves taste just like cucumbers! Simply eat the entire tiny 1/2-inch leaf, and the exact taste of cucumbers will magically appear after you have swallowed! Perfect for salads, dips, and sandwiches.Growing 6-10 inches tall and 8-12 inches wide, the leaves of salad burnet form a basal rosette of long stems lined with tiny 1/2 inch leaves that look like tiny paw prints. Easy to grow in rich moist soil in full sun. Pkt is 100 seeds.