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Borecole Black Tuscany - seeds

Borecole Black Tuscany - seeds
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Price:  £1.75
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14 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  400 seeds approx


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Sow:  May to June


A hardy winter vegetable with dark green crinkled leaves which can be steamed gently or used in soups and stews. Can also be used in spring as baby leaf or as microgreens.  Plant 50 cm apart for mature plants, closer for baby leaf. Protect from caterpillars and aphids.

Sow May - June, plant out June - July, Harvest November - March


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.