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Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

Size: 12 to 24 inches

Sunlight requirements: Full sun; partial sun (especially in summer)

Water requirements: About 1 inch per week—needs more moisture than most herbs, especially if planted in containers.

Soil requirements: Well-drained soil that isn’t heavily fertilized

When to plant: Direct-seed in early spring.

Where to plant: Garden; containers

When to harvest: 60 days after planting

Produce storage: Store in plastic bags in high humidity at 40 degrees F.


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