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Packed with goodness, the long, thin stems of this variety are very tender and edible, so you can produce more food from each plant. It looks and tastes rather like asparagus. Remove the main head to encourage side shoots of up to 11 spears.
Sow March - June, 1.5cm/half-inch deep. Transplant To final growing position when large enough to handle. Spacing of 60cm/2ft apart each way. Water well until established. Pinch out growing tip when central head reaches 5cm/2in, this encourages the side shoots to grow. Harvest June-October. Suitable for freezing
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