Free plants? Yes, nothing to pay and no swap required. Over the winter we added a new 'free' tick box on the plant listing form and quite a number of Growers…
Plant in a rich, well-drained soil in full sun and water regularly in summer. Prune congested or overgrown plants in spring and provide support. Fully frost hardy to frost tender, they are best suited to warm areas. Propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering in summer.
Seed in early spring or cuttings in summer. Thin out growth.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Aphids, occasionally cucumber mosaic virus attacks leaves.