A vigorous, all-season, cut and come again variety with long, silky leaves and nutty flavor. Mild and very tender as a baby green, gaining a bit of spice with maturity. Nutty flavored flowers are often used to top salads or stir-fries. Astro has been a favorite at our farmers market stand for years.
Days to Maturity: 20 to baby, 40 to full size
Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked.
Plant every 2 weeks for continued harvest.
Planting Depth: 1/4.” Seeding rate: 4-5 per inch.
Row spacing: 12” for bunching, 5” for baby leaf.