A robust, fast-growing plant whose young leaves are harvested continuously. They can be prepared like spinach or used to enrich salads. The taste is slightly sweeter than the red variety.
Sow beginning in early March in a seed tray in a warm place. Seedlings should be planted at 50✕50 cm spacing after about four weeks. Direct seeding is possible after the last threat of frost. Harvest young leaves continuously. Height can reach up to 100cm.