Description

Features

  • Hardy annual
  • Continuous picking
  • Quick growing, versatile

Seed Count
12

How to grow

Position

Full sun.

How

Directly into garden, placing 3-4 seeds into mounds, 70cm apart. Thin later to the two strongest plants per mound. For growing in pots, use one of 40cm diameter.

Care

Choose a sunny well drained position. Work in Thrive Granular All Purpose Fertiliser. Water well. Brush pollen from male flowers onto female flowers with swollen base for better pollination. Pick fruit at 5-10cm for best yield. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem.


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