Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Central North Island
Number of Seeds: 100
Description: An old Italian variety that has been in New Zealand for many years. It has quite a flat shape with a quartered heart like many old roses. It is beautifully ornamental in the garden and has a very mild delicious taste, tender leaves with a lime green colour, lighter in the heart. Sits well over winter.
To help you decide which varieties will be best for you.
This excerpt from the Koanga Garden Guide is filled with valuable information.
Planting Instructions: Sow onto seed raising mix in autumn and cover with 1mm seed raising mix. Prick out at 3 cm diagonal spacing when first 2 leaves appear. Transplant in 3-4 weeks at 25 cm diagonal spacing.