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Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine
Seeds per packet: 25
Plum shaped red fruit to 50mm, Italian drying type, small plants. Prefers open sunny positions. Does well on light to heavy soils with good drainage. Sow anytime in frost free areas, can sow indoors 5 weeks before transplanting in cooler areas or after last frost.
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