Very popular early dwarf variety. Ready to pick 12-14 weeks from sowing, it bears masses of well filled pods and has a very sweet flavour. Also known as ‘Melbourne Market’. Hardy annual.
Plant Height: 60cm
How To Grow: Ensure soil has been well prepared with compost &/or organic material.
Prepare flat trenches 15cm wide and 5cm deep. Plant seeds into dark, damp soil in a zigzag fashion along the middle of the trench allowing 5cm between each seed. Fill trench with soil and firm down gentle. Rows should be spaced 45cm apart and approx 2m long.
Protect from birds with netting during early stages of growth.
Seedlings emerge 7-10 days.
Once germinated, water regularly.
When To Plant: Autumn through to Spring.
Harvest: 12-14 weeks
Sow: Spring, Autumn, Winter
Important Note: Additional fertilising not required as legumes produce their own nitrogen