This superb purple variety is finer tasting than green varieties. It's as ornamental as it is edible, and is ideal for a variety of situations, and is loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects. Harvest May-June (year 2).
This superb purple variety is, in my view, finer tasting than the green forms and is as ornamental as it is edible. It is the perfect reminder of holiday on the south coast of France.
Allow approximately 60cm (2') between plants in rows about 120cm (4') wide. Crops in second year, and continues for 4 to 5 years. Sow February at 10-15°C (50-60°F), or during March outdoors. Harvest May-June (yr 2).