Kings Seeds Cabbage Wheelers Imperial

£1.50

3 in stock

SKU: 29489 Category:

Description

Dark green leafy heads, compact plants with harvest time of mid-April onwards. Has the advantage of being suitable for spring sowing for autumn use.


Notes: Harvest the following year


WHEN TO SOW
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
January to March the following year


HANDY TIP
Feed plants in early spring with a high nitrogen feed to encourage growth. Pick regularly to prevent all cabbages cropping at the same time.


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