Sow March, April, May, June, July
Harvest January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December
March to April in a pre-watered seed tray or modules. Place in warmth 10-15*c (50-60*f).
April to July in pre-watered rows.
May to August in rows 18in (45cm) apart and 12-14in (30-35cm) between plants where you want to grow it.
Harvest individual leaves from plants when big enough and cut the head in late autumn to encourage tender side shoots. Young leaves can be used in salads or harvest en masse for soups, steaming or braising.