Red stemmed, decorative climbing plant with fleshy leaves that can be either cooked or eaten raw. Leaves the size of a small plate can be harvested individually. A frost sensitive, warmth-loving plant for growing in protected sites or in the greenhouse. It is helpful to train the plants. The flavour of the leaves is reminiscent of young corn cobs.
Raise in seed bed: mid of April till mid of May for planting out from mid of May; start harvesting from mid of JulySeed germination temperature: ca. 24 °CSowing depth: ca. 2 cmPlanting distance: ca. 40 x 20-25 cmOptimal amount of plants: 10-12 plants/m²
Multiplier: Gärtnerei der Lebensgemeinschaft Höhenberg, Gärtnerei der Magnuswerkstätten, Gärtnerei WillmannCerifications: Bioland, Demeter