This cold-hardy variety is versatile, reliable, decorative and flavourful. It can also stand up well in summer heat. Produces dark green, very savoyed leaves are borne on thick, greenish-white stalks. Performs well, and provide abundant crops all season, even after light frost. It's called Giant because the leaves rise a full 60 to 70cm (24-28") above the ground, with stalks that are 7cm (2.5") wide. The Fordhook in its name refers to Fordhook Farm, which was a research farm run for the Burpee seed company from the 1750s until 1981. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. 60 Days to Maturity. Approximately 75-80 Seeds per package.