This heat lover is a very nutritious leaf vegetable. This variety has large, fleshy, pale-green or burgundy and green leaves that can be enjoyed raw in salads. They can also be cooked quickly, faster than spinach.
The plants reach about waist high before flowering. Be sure to harvest before the flowering stage for the best flavor.
-Plants take up to 2 days to deliver
Light Preference: Full Sun or half shade
Planting Instructions: Choose a sunny spot in a large pot or in the ground. Prepare the soil by adding compost or worm castings or organic plant food, dig a hole 2 times as big as the melon plant roots, apply mycorrhiza plant food in the hole, water the hole, insert the plant, press the soil around the plant, water the plant (preferably with diluted plant food concentrate).
Shading the plant for a few days helps if it is showing signs of wilting.