Crop Rotation Group
Well-drained, reasonably good soil, though will tolerate a variety of sites.
Sun or partial shade.
Single Plants: 1' 7" (50cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 1' 5" (45cm) with 1' 11" (60cm) row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow under cover in late spring, planting out when all risk of frost past or direct into the soil from then onwards.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Requires very little attention. Soak seeds in water overnight before planting to improve germination.
Pull a few leaves from the outside of the plant regularly from mid summer onwards to produce more growth.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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