Current order processing times approximately 5 – 6 business days
Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub
Seed per packet: 25
Early producing hybrid producing compact plants with uniform large teardrop shaped fruits 16 cm long and 11 cm wide with a firm flesh and very small seeds.
A high yield variety with a small calyx and spineless that keep well and have excellent flavour.
Adaptable to most good garden soils that is well composted and free draining. Requires full sun and a long growing season. Perennial in the tropics but generally grown as an annual in temperate zones.
Tropical: Year Round
Temperate: Sring to Early Summer
Sow: 6mm deep.
Sow direct or grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 60-75cm
Row space: 60-75cm
Maturity: 6-10 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.