Planting: Year round in tropical climate.
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil. Grows well in warm and hot climates. Sowing Depth: ¼ inch (.6 cm) deep. Spacing: Approximately 18 inches (45 cm) apart.
Light: Full sun.
Watering: Water frequently to keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Fertilising: Required for normal soils.
Harvest in 80 days.