About a week ago I planted the tororo-aoi seeds I had purchased through AliExpress into our front garden. I had previously had no success sprouting them indoors, and decided as a last try to direct seed them where my other seeds from Richter’s had sprouted so well.
Much to my surprise, they sprouted:
The larger plants are also being eaten but have not suffered so badly:
It is now early July so it remains to be seen how large these plants grow before first frost. I still have to remember to keep them watered through the summer.