60 DAYS An improved version of a favorite Portuguese heirloom, this easy-to-grow variety has a mild, sweet flavor and is more heat tolerant than other varieties. Tall heads of paddle-shaped, blue-green leaves with white mid-ribs are a wonderful addition to soups and stews.
Zones: 3-10 annual.
Spacing: 1 inch apart in rows 18 to 30 inches apart. Thin to 12- to 18-inch spacings.
Depth: Direct sow, 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Soil Preference: Well drained, enriched soil.
Germination: 4 - 7 days.
Days To Maturity: 60 Days.
Foliage: Tall heads of paddle-shaped blue-green leaves with white mid-ribs 1/4