A good yielder all summer and into the fall. The tender sweet rhubarb-like stalks are ruby-red. The bright color extends into the leaf veins of the dark-green heavily crumpled leaves. Delicious in salads or cooked. Very ornamental plants are 18-24 inches. This packet will plant approximately a 45 foot row. USDA Certified Organic.
Sow in outdoor row as soon as ground can be worked. Place one seed every 3 inches and cover firmly with soil. Prefers full sun. Thin to 6 inches apart when plants are 3 inches tall. Use thinnings as fresh greens. Keep plants heavily mulched and moist. When plants are 7 inches tall, cut outer leaves at soil level with sharp knife. Harvest will continue all season if inside leaves are permitted to grow.
Ferry-Morse Seeds have been sold continuously since 1856 and are guaranteed to grow.
Made in the USA.
- Item #: 7-FM-3132