Direct sow as soon as soil can be worked in spring or start indoors 4 weeks before planting out date. For fall production, sow 8-10 weeksbefore first frost date for full size and up until frost date for baby leaf. Sow seed .6 cm deep. For baby leaf production sow 50 seeds per 30 cm in 5-10 cmbands and harvest leaves at 31/2 -5 weeks. For fullsize productionsow 3-4 seeds every 20-25 cm in rows spaced 45-75 cm apart.Thin plants to 20-25 cm apart.Taste is improved after plants have been exposed to light frost.