CULTURE: Plant seeds directly in the garden after soil reaches 70° F. In extremely cold areas, use black plastic mulch to raise soil temperature.
SOIL: Best yields come from well-composted, well-drained soil.
INSECTS AND DISEASES: Control pests with rotenone and pyrethrum.
SOIL: To best prevent blossom end rot, water at base of plant and provide slightly alkaline soil, rich in calcium.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1/2 Tablespoon.