Sow late Winters through to early Summer – all year round in frost free areas. Sow 5mm (¼”) deep in pots or trays of seed raising mix compost, or direct to final growing position. Transfer to final fruiting position when sturdy enough. Water well and feed regulary when the first truss has set. Pinch out side shoots as they appear. Reqires staking. Seedlings emerge 7-14 days.
When To Plant
South Island: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
North Island: Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
When to Sow/Plant
Spring, Summer, Winter
These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.