Can be difficult to grow
Sow seed 0.1cm deep in pots. Transplant into large pots in a greenhouse or plant 45cm apart outdoors (sheltered sunny site).
Feed with high-potash feed. Remove growing tips when 30cm tall and remove all flowers once five fruits have set.
Cut fruit with a 2cm stalk when a good size before the surface shine as gone - dull fruit are usually over-ripe and bitter.
|Grow With||Solanaceae (Potato, Pepper)|
|Time To Harvest||16 - 20 weeks|
|Key Nutrients||Vitamin C, Fibre|
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