Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: Warm season Days to maturity: 55-70 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: Optimum 70ºF.
Cultural information: Sow seed in slightly moist soil, avoid over-watering or soggy soil. Sow 1½"-2" deep.
Seed count: Varies greatly by variety. Average 2,800 to 4,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: 2 oz./100 ft. rows 4-6 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Fusarium wilt and bacterial wilt. Harvesting: Frequent picking encourages continuous harvest.