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Named after the Roman general Lucullus who was famed for his banquets and vast gardens.
A prolific variety producing well flavoured greens with heavily crumpled leaves.
Seeds mature at base of the flower stalks and continue upwards changing from green to brown.
Harvest seeds when about two-thirds of seeds turn brown.
Pull either stalks or the whole plant and leave to dry for about 10 days.
Thresh by running a gloved hand along the stalk. Screen and winnow and then store in cool dry conditions.