When to Plant in Spring:
- Earliest Planting Date: 2 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Latest Planting Date: 5 weeks after Average Last Frost
- Length of Planting Window: 3 weeks
- To find your Average First or Last Frost, click here and type in your zip code.
Planting: Sow seeds ¼ inch deep. Plant seeds 1-2 inches apart and thin or space plants about 6-12 inches apart.
Care: Trim back or “train” your vines by tucking them into each other if they start to get overgrown.
Harvest: Cut larger leaves and tips as needed for eating.
Special Instructions/Tips: Use a trellis or lattice so vines can climb and thrive.
Germination Days:14 – 21
Days to Maturity: 70- 85
Preference: full sun, plenty of water, well-draining soil