sowing
Indoor: Anytime
Outdoor: Jun-Sep

grow time
Germination: 7-20 days
Matures: 45 days

sprout secrets
The ball shaped shell have 2 seeds inside. Before you plant, you can prepare the seeds by gently crushing the shell or soaking them in water for up to 24 hours. When ready, put the seeds in the soil and lightly cover. Leave them to grow until at least 5 cm tall. Then, thin to 10 cm apart. You want to grow in crowded conditions so the leaves shade the roots and keep the plant from bolting in hot weather.

spacing
Sow: 5cm apart
Plant: 15cm apart

what they love
Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Soil: Moist but well drained
Water: Every few days
Food: Every 2 weeks

companion plants
Anise, Dill, Spinach, Cabbage, Lettuce, Kale and Kohlrabi.

our tips
Sow every 3 or 4 weeks for a constant crop throughout the summer. Keep the soil damp, but avoid overwatering. Dry soil can cause plants to bolt or flower too soon.