(85 days) Nearly 3 times the yield of older varieties! Sweet, mild buds stay closed longer on the plant for a more leisurely harvest. The sweet, mild-flavored flower buds are round and thornless for easier harvesting. Harvest before leaves open for best flavor. Be sure to keep picking throughout season as later heads will be small, tasty and have almost no choke. So delicious and so productive in the garden! Produces 6-8 buds the first season, 3″-4″ in diameter. Perennial up to Zone 7, otherwise treat as an annual. Plants grow 3′-4′ tall with a spreading habit.