|Number of Seeds||50|
|Spacing in Row||18"|
|Spacing Between Rows||24-36"|
|Days to Maturity||75|
Direct sow after threat of frost has passed, or start indoors up to 2 weeks earlier. Sow seeds 2-3 per foot, then thin to 18" spacing when seedlings are established. Plant in full sun. Tolerates poor soil and infrequent watering. Grow up to 12' high: stake to support, and plant where they will not shade out other full sun crops. Seeds can be roasted for eating or put in bird feeders.
Dion Yannatos is a painter of the landscape and the environment, both urban and natural. He has shown nationally in New York, Pennsylvania, New England and on the west coast.