Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or one seed per 75mm (3") pot in a greenhouse at approximately 20-25°C (68-78°F) using a quality compost. Cover seeds with 19mm (¾") compost. Germination 5-8 days. Grow on, planting out when frost risk has passed, 90cm (3') between plants each way. Can also be sown direct outside 2 seeds per station at a depth of 25mm (1"), thinning to strongest seedling. Grows best in rich, moisture retentive soil in a sunny position. Water and feed regularly to obtain maximum yields. Sowing ➞ Cropping: - 12-14 weeks.