This is a quick growing vegetable with a slightly bitter taste and crisp texture.  Used in soups and stir-fries or eaten as a steamed vegetable, it is rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C.

Features

  • Quick Growing
  • Rich in Vitamins
  • Use Flower Stem and Leaves

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How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.

Care

Choose a sunny, well drained position. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. The plants produce single stems and are heat tolerant. Harvest opening flowerbuds, young stems and leaves. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Control leaf-eating grubs with a Yates caterpillar killer (Success or Dipel) or a Yates Vegetable Dust (Derris).

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 20cm
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 10cm
Germination 8-10 days
Germination (days) 8
Row space 25 plants per sq metre
Maturity 8-10 weeks
Maturity (days) 63
Botanical name Brassica oleracea var. italica
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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