Description

Features

  • Thrives in hot weather
  • Great when baked
  • Rich in vitamin C

Seed Count
90

How to grow

Position

Full sun

How

Sow direct in warm conditions or raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant when 6-8cm high.

Care

Requires full sun and well-drained soil. Add organic matter and Thrive Granular Choose a well drained sunny position. Prepare soil by adding Yates Blood & Bone. When first flowers appear begin applying Thrive Flower & Fruit regularly. Water regularly and mulch well to maintain good soil moisture. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for beans, marjoram, marigolds & thyme. For best fruit quality, harvest when skin is smooth and shiny. Leave 2cm of stem to improve storage.


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