Kings Seeds Cabbage Brigadier F1

£2.70

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Description

An early spring variety with compact heads on dwarf plants. Can be planted at 30cm spacings as it makes few outer leaves.


Notes: Harvest the following year


WHEN TO SOW
Late July to August.


WHERE TO SOW
Sow seed thinly in a prepared seed bed in shallow drills 2cm (3/4″) deep. Keep well watered.


What to do Next
Thin the seedlings as they appear to 5cm ( 2in) apart . Once seedlings are 10-15cm (4-6in) tall , transplant to their final growing site spaced 35-40cm (14-16in) apart. Always set the young plants 1.5cm (1/2in) deeper than they were in the seed bed. Keep well watered during hot dry spells.


MATURITY
March to Late April the following year.


HANDY TIP
A dual purpose variety . To grow spring greens plant out at 15-20cm (6-8in) apart and take alternative plants in March as spring greens , leaving others to fully mature .


NUTRITIONAL VALUES
Excellent source of vitamins A, C and B. The darkest leaves contain the most nutrients.