Medium early heirloom grown for spring-summer-autumn harvest. Matures in 60-70 days after planting the seedlings. Forms oblong, 1-1.2kg (2.2-2.64lb) light green heads, valued for superb, sweet and juicy flavour. Highly recommended for dieting people. Best for fresh consumption, cooking, pickling and short storage.
Growing: For tropical climate, can be grown to micro green or baby stage only planting year round.
Planting season: in temperate climates - spring, direct seeding, after the danger of last frost has gone.
Germination temp. is 50-85F (+10-29C).
Soil: fertile, well moist and well drained soil, preferably rich in organic matter.
Sowing depth: 1/4-1/2in (0.6-1.2cm).
Seed spacing: 2in (5cm), thin to 8-10in (20-25cm), row distance 18-30in (45-76cm).
Light: full sun/partial shade. Watering: regular to keep the soil moist.