I wrote recently about watering during an extended hot spell, and while working today I was…
Grow them in fertile limy well drained soil with full sun with some dappled shade. Harvesting may start in early summer and may end in late summer.
Propagate from seed in spring or autumn or by runners or offsets and replant with fresh stock every few years.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Prone to leaf spot, honey fungus, fungal wilts, red spider mites and vine weevil grubs.