An elegant variety with upright tapering waist for easy harvest. Vigorous, compact, with bright, glossy green leaves and medium long, glossy petioles. Suitable for spring and autumn plantings.
Choose a warm, sheltered site with fertile soil that won’t dry out.
Sow seed in a sunny position in fertile soil.
Sow seed thinly, 2cm (¾”) deep
Rows 30-38cm (12-15″) apart
Gradually thin seedlings to 20cm (8in) for semi-mature plants and to 25-30cm (10-12in) for mature plants. The thinnings can be eaten.