This variety needs to be staked or caged.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Ugly Ripe is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.
Start indoors six weeks before last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Ugly Ripe about 42 days before your last frost date.
Plant to first leaves to promote strong root growthEnsure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Ugly Ripe is a tender plant.
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A hybrid cross between [Marmande] and two other unknown (non-patented) varieties.