- Hardy Annual
- Brought to the US by Italian immigrants at the turn of the century
- Days to Maturity: 60-90
- Full Sun
Dark green plant with a blue-green head. Plant remains productive after harvest of the head, continuing to produce many side shoots until a hard freeze. For fresh use and freezing. Loves cool weather. Does best when transplanted outside mid-spring or late summer. During germination, keep entire seedbed evenly moist. Harvesting tips. Harvest main head at its peak size. Just before the flowers open. Side shoots will develop.