- Quick growing
- Highly nutritious
- Rich in iron
- Tropical & Sub-Tropical Not Suitable
- Temperate Early Spring to Late Summer
- Cool Mid Spring to Mid Summer
How to Grow
Full Sun or part shade
Raise in trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix or sow direct into garden position. Cover seed with mix. Firm down and keep moist. Sow successive crops at 3-4 week intervals.
Best grown in a sunny or lightly shaded, well drained garden bed. Add compost, Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Hydrangea Pinking Liquid Lime & Dolomite to soil before planting. Keep well watered and apply Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food weekly. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Great companion plant for strawberries. Begin picking young leaves as required or harvest the entire plant when mature.