Synonyms: Brassica oleracea var. acephala
- Leaf vegetable
- Good variety for cabbage rolls
Non head forming type of cabbage. Grown for its fleshy thick cabbage style leaves which are eaten cooked; usually steamed or boiled or stir-fried. Large leaves are perfect for cabbage rolls. Continue to harvest leaves as required. Small leaves are more tender and require less cooking time than older leaves. Frost improves flavour. This is a bolt resistant variety with a long harvesting period.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Autumn and late summer|
|Germination:||3-7 days @ 8-30°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||60-80 days|
(Product number: F5-11)
Seeds per gram: 300 seeds
|Botanical name:||Brassica oleracea|
|Botanical synonyms:||Brassica oleracea var. acephala|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||75 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||300|
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