Crops 12 weeks from sowing. Sow in March for summer use, and June to provide fresh young growth for the winter. Sow in drills 1.25cm (½") deep and 15cm (6") apart. Thin out to 15cm (6") apart. Can also be sown under glass February-March and plants set out April-May. Row 7.5cm (25').
HEALTH BENEFITS: An excellent immune system booster. Packed with vitamins A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections), B (For nervous system and the formation of new red blood cells), and C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron) as well as calcium (helps maintain strong bones), magnesium (builds strong bones and teeth together with the release of energy in the body), sodium and essential fatty acids. COOKING HINTS: Do not use just as an ornamental garnish - eat it, it's full of nutrients. For salads, egg dishes, soups, fish and potato dishes.