Size: 12 to 24 inches
Sunlight requirements: Full sun (A minimum of six hours is ideal.)
Water requirements: About 1 inch per week
Soil requirements: Well-drained soil, high in organic matter. Excessive nitrogen encourages overly-tender growth and potential pest problems.
When to plant: Very early spring through summer. Direct-seed when soil temperatures are between 40 and 70 degrees F; sow indoors 3 weeks before transplanting in early spring.
Where to plant: Garden; containers
When to harvest: 40 to 50 days after seeding. Cut outer leaves for continual production.
Produce storage: Store, unwashed, in plastic bags in the refrigerator.