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Description

Strong, large plants to 60 cm (24″) tall. Easily 50 to 100 dark green sprouts about 2.5 cm (1″) in diameter form along the strong central stem. Good flavour, exceptionally heavy yields. Also known as “Catskill” variety. A long-time home garden favourate in north eastern, North America.
HOW TO GROW

Start seed indoors in a soil-less mix 4-5 weeks before your normal last frost date. Sow seed 6mm (1/4″) deep and keep at 21C (70F) for the 7-10 day germination period. Grow on at slightly cooler temperatures then, harden off and transplant outside to a sunny area in late May. Space plants 75cm (30″) apart in the row with rows 75cm (30″) apart.
Life Cycle: Annual
Propagation: Start Indoors
Days to Emergence: 10
Light: Full Sun
Growth Habit: Sturdy
Height: Tall (> 70 cm)
Frost Tolerance: Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest: 90
Degree of Difficulty: Prior Experience Beneficial
Heritage: Open Pollinated