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15 in stock
Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 500 seeds approx
An attractive winter cabbage producing large, crisp rounded heads with a purple tinge. Sow in spring to harvest the following winter. Very hardy. This variety has been grown since the 1860's and it's toughness and reliability means it remains popular today.
Sow April-June in shallow drills 2cm deep. When large enough to handle thin to leave plants 7-10cm apart. When 15cm tall transplant to final position of 45cm apart with 60cm between rows
Cover with netting to protect from caterpillars and Pigeons.
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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);
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.