February 4, 2011
Size:¬†4 to 6 inches long.
Sunlight requirements:¬†Full sun.
Water requirements: Water evenly to avoid misshapen crops; 1 to 1 1/2 inches of water per week.
Soil requirements: Loose, well-drained, slightly acid.
When to plant:¬†Late March or early April.
Where to plant:¬†Plant pieces between 10 to 12 inches apart; space rows between 24 and 36 inches apart.
When to harvest:¬†About 15 days after foliage turns yellow.
Produce storage:¬†Store in a cool, humid place, such as a basement or garage; will keep over winter at 40 degrees Fahrenheit.