Size:¬†Vines grow up to 10 feet long.
Sunlight requirements:¬†Full sun (A minimum of six to eight hours is ideal.)
Water requirements: Water weekly at most and mulch well; warm, dry conditions are best.
Soil requirements: Well-drained soil, rich in organic matter
When to plant:¬†Direct-seed when soil temperatures reach 60 degrees F, or sow indoors in peat pots three to four weeks before transplanting.
Where to plant:¬†Garden (grow up a trellis to save garden space); containers (miniature varieties)
When to harvest:¬†50 to 65 days from seed for most varieties. (Pick mature fruits continually to encourage production.)
Produce storage:¬†Store in plastic in the refrigerator or process into pickles.