WHEN TO PLANT: early
spring; requires 100 frost free days.
DEPTH OF PLANTING: 1/2" deep
DISTANCE BETWEEN PLANTS (AFTER THINNING): 1 foot apart Distance Between Rows: 3 feet apart
RAISED BED PLANTING INFORMATION: After thinning, plants should be 2 feet apart throughout bed.
SOIL TYPE RECOMMENDED: sandy, composted soil
NOTE: may be planted
in hills. 3-6 plants per hill, six feet apart.
TUCSON PLANTING INFORMATION: Excellent spring crop with
high yields. Optimum soil temperature is 80 degrees. Plant March 15 to June 1.