A flavoursome winter cabbage with large crisp heads of lightly crinkled purple-green outer leaves. Originating in Italy, the heads of this heirloom variety can weigh up to 4kg and store well.
- Colourful leaves
- Large heads
- Traditional taste
- Tropical & Sub-Tropical Mid Autumn to Early Summer
- Temperate All Year Round
- Cool Spring to Late Autumn
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How to Grow
Sow seed into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down and keep moist. Transplant seedlings when about 7 cm high. Choose a sunny, well-drained position and mix Yates Dynamic Lifter into the soil before transplanting. Protect seedlings from snails and slugs with Yates Snail & Slug Bait.
Feed plants every fortnight with Yates Thrive All Purpose Soluble Fertiliser. Protect from pests and diseases with Yates Tomato & Vegetable Dust.
Cool evening temperatures enhance the purple colour. Plant brassica vegetables in a different position each year to avoid soil-borne diseases.Yates seed is tested and proven. We will gladly replace any packet that does not perform to your satisfaction.