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Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine
Seeds per packet: 25
A very old variety heirloom variety. The plants are large and open with small oval fruit, 2.5 by 3 cm (1 by 1¼”) that taste mild and sweet. There are typically eight to ten fruits per cluster, very productive.
Adaptable to most soils but produces the best fruit in a deep free-draining soil with consistent moisture in a sunny position. Protect from strong winds, support with stakes when required.
Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring
Sow: 6mm deep
For best results grow in seed raising trays of a quality seed raising mix. Keep warm and moist. Transplant when 5-7cm high.
Plant space: 75-100cm
Row Space: 50-60cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks