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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Love this veggie!!!!!!
What are the cons? no dislikes, great veggie
This is one of my favorite veggies. I love it fresh and raw and the stems have a crunch like celery and taste much like beets and such a pretty red color. The and stems are excellent raw. They are good cooked and frozen also; however, fresh and raw is awesome! Have a flavor similar to beets and if you like beets you will love this. The plants are pretty enough for a flower garden also. Grew it last year for first time and will continue to grow it. Planted seeds outside and transplanted to thin them and a few plants made fresh greens all summer long and enough to freeze as I took off outside leaves and they just kept producing.
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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Everything
What are the cons? None
I live in Zone 5 and plant this every year. Slow to start in Spring but once going and thin them out they keep growing till the late fall. It handles high heat (90F) and grow anywhere from 12" to 16" tall. Eat it all year. Sometimes I use it to shade the lettuce in the Summer. Last but not least, I plant it in the perennial garden for color.
5 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? can take the heat
What are the cons? powder mildew issues
we're over 100 degrees semi desert and they can take it but thrive when a bit cooler. some powder m ildew issues and aphids - I just cut them back to the stubs and use organic fungicide and they come back strong. good choice.
9 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Colors fade when cooked
What are the cons? didn't plant enough
I planted this last season and could have planted earlier. It produced until the hottest days of summer in our poor soil and is great tasting. I am working to improve the ground for a better crop this year.
15 out of 15 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Easy to grow, tasty, colorful
What are the cons? Nothing!
I planted these last year and they have produced literally all year long here in Texas. We even had snow on Christmas and these hung in there! Hardy and tasty!