|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
A straight up growing medium-height plant with tightly packed stalks. It has bright green leaves and full, very tender rounds stalks that are easy to blanch.
Generally sown in seed beds, in January and February under protective plastic covers and then later directly outdoors. It can also be sown under protected cultivation for winter harvesting. Transplant when seedlings are about 6 -8 inches tall, at a distance of 20 inches with 10 inches between rows. To promote growth after transplanting prune foliage and roots.
Transplant seedlings from indoors in early spring
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Annual Plant||90-100 Days||Full||12 inches||20 inches||Mid winter to mid summer|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening