Choose a sunny or part sun position. A rich well drained soil, prepare soil by adding Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser
. Needs protection in frost prone areas in the winter.
Sow seed direct or in seed trays using Yates Seed Raising Mix
and water well. Semi hardwood cuttings can also be taken in the spring. Use a suitable propagation mix.
Water on a regular basis at first to get them established. Once the seedlings or cuttings have started to grow, use a good liquid fertiliser like Yates Thrive Vegies & Herb Liquid Plant Food.
Tip prune young plants to promote new growth. Harvest plants when they are a suitable size. They are an evergreen plant, but will slow down in the winter. Leaves can be taken and dried out to use later.
Maintain plants in the late autumn and winter for new growth in the spring. Feed with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser