Sow seeds singly in 7.5cm (3") pots under glass in early April and plant outdoors in late May. Alternatively sow outdoors in late May or early June where the plants are to grow. To assist pollination remove the petals from a male flower and gently insert the core into a female flower. Use a different male flower for each pollination.
Very productive but smaller plants than the trailing types - ideal where space is limited.
HEALTH BENEFITS: High in vitamins A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections), C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron, and E (Antioxidant important for anti-ageing [particularly for skin]). COOKING HINT: Flowers can be a tasty additive to summer salads.