Vigorous, hardy variety with large leaves, stronger flavour than curled types, self seeds readily each year, tastes great, suited to drying. 78 days.
Seed count: 575/g.
Most valuable culinary herb. Vitamins A, B, C. Organic source of iron and potassium. Tea of crushed leaves will deter head lice. Good for kidneys. Companion to tomatoes and asparagus. Biennial, liking partial shade. Keep seeds moist. Slow germination. Sow spring, autumn.
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