When to Plant
Zone 1: September - April
Zone 2: August - May
Zone 3: March - July
Zone 4: May - July
Soil: Ensure your soil is nutrient rich so prepare it with fresh manure and compost a fortnight before planting. Integrate good levels of organic matter to increase its water holding ability.
Soil pH Level: 6.5-7.0
Position: Full sun but will benefit from shading in warm weather as it can bolt to seed
How to Plant: Sow directly into your patch at a depth of about 1cm. Thin out once they have germinated, which should take approximately 10 days.
Spacing: 30-40cm apart, 0.5-1cm deep
Companion Plants: Herbs, Onions