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9 in stock
Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below): 500 seeds approx
A striking vegetable from the cabbage family with swollen purple stem bases which can be sliced and eaten raw, roasted, stir fried or used in curries and many other dishes. It is mild and sweet, similar to turnip but with a nutty flavour.
Sow outdoors from March to July in shallow drills 1.5cm deep and in rows 30cm apart. Thin seedlings to 15cm apart
Harvest when between golf ball and tennis ball size. Don't allow to get too big as they will go woody inside.
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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.