When to Plant in Spring:
- Earliest Planting Date: 2 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 8 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 6 weeks
- To find your Average First or Last Frost, click here and type in your zip code.
Planting Info: Plant seeds ½ inch deep.
For Ground Plot Planting: Plant 4-7 seeds in hills spaced 72” apart. Thin to leave the best 2 seedlings per hill.
For Raised Bed Planting: Plant 2 seeds 24-36” apart. Thin to 1 plant per 24-36”.
Germination Days: 5-14 days
Days to Maturity: 100
Preference: plenty of water, full sun, weakly acidic soil