Explore the flavors of Haiti from your own garden. These amazing varieties flourished in our extensive field testing trials in Oregon and Washington. Be sure to check out the entire collection (click here)! Fresh greens from first tender shoots also make delicious salad greens! Soil: at least 60 degrees, benefits from gypsum and calcium; raised beds with loose, well drained soil. Full sun!
Flowers self-fertilizing, 30 days after germination; pegs and embryos begin to form from flowers 10 days after fertilization and reach towards soil; must be able to penetrate soil, form peanuts horizontally in the ground. Harvest: gently uproot entire plant when peanuts ready (usually in October) and turn upside down in bed to dry, or hang in protected, dry room to cure. Protection from early, cold rains necessary for best harvest. 110 days. space 4-6” apart in beds, single plant per pot (at least 4 gal., roots reach 1 foot or more); taproot 1ft., greens 6-12” tall above soil, pegs form peanuts underground from flowers, begin harvest after 1st light frost.