This stunning purple leaved plant can grow to 2' or more. Spicy salad green at 4" tall. Very pungent when mature. Its intense purple color increases with cold weather! This beauty is on our logo. Approx. 227,000 seeds/lb. Approx. 45 days.
Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: cool season
Days to maturity: 40-50 days.
Germination relative to soil temperature: 68-86ºF.
Cultural information: sow in March, fertilize for rapid growth.
Plantings in mid-summer allow for fall harvests.
Seed count: 14,000 seeds/oz. or 220,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: 1 oz. per 100 ft. rows, 4 lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Flea beetles, use row covers.
Harvesting: cut leaves individually for salad.