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Very fast growing and cold tolerant, this erect plant has pale stems and a mild flavour. Fine raw in salads but great as steamed veg or in stir fries. In winter it is perfect for baby leaf or teen leaf growing and some regrowth will occur after cutting so it has a "cut and come again" characteristic.
SOW OUTDOORS April - September, thinly into finely prepared soil Depth An inch/2.5cm Rows Allow 12in/30cm between rows. Thin out to 4in/10cm apart for mature plants, or harvest unthinned for ‘baby leaf’ SOW INDOORS October - March to grow in a tunnel or greenhouse, in trays of compost in gentle warmth. Transplant to greenhouse border or large pots when approx. 3in/7.5cm tall. Harvest Outdoor sowings are ready from approx. 21-35 days, indoor sowings from 60 days.
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