Sow thinly direct into a finely raked, moist, weed-free seedbed at a depth of 13mm (½"). Germination 7-12 days. Transfer with a trowel or dibber when plants are large enough to handle allowing 60cm (24") between plants each way. Water well when transferring if the weather is dry. Ensure plants are firmed in well when planted. A well dug, manured site is preferable for top quality heads. Sowing to Cropping: 16-20 weeks.
Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Grows well in sun or shade. HEALTH BENEFITS: A good source of vitamin C. Ideal for slimmers as it's low in calories. CULINARY TIPS: Delicious with a cheese sauce.