Direct sow in the fall for milder climates where it will over winter well, or direct sow in the spring in colder climates. Least winter hardy of the cultivated species- withstands temperatures down to 20 F. Sow 1-3 lbs per 1000 ft. It grows vigorously and densely. Soil pH 6-7. Hardiness zones 4-9. Annual.
Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 712 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life: 5-6 years.
Planting Depth 1/2"
Soil Temp. Germ. 50-60
Days to Germ. 10-14
Plant Spacing 6-9”
Row Spacing 6-9”
Days To Maturity 60-150Full Sun
, Moist Well Drained Soil