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  • cabbage (red) / Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Rookie' F1
  • Eventual height: 0.4m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

cabbage (red) 'Rookie' F1

cabbage (red) / Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Rookie' F1

RHS award of garden merit £2.99
Pot size approx 50 seeds
approx 50 seeds
Quantity

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well drained, moisture-retentive and firm

    Great tasting, dense round heads can exceed 3.5kg and are very slow to bolt. Can also be harvested early as smaller baby heads if space is limited.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow into a well-prepared seedbed in spring, in shallow drills 1.5cm deep. Thin seedlings to 5cm apart and when they reach about 10-15cm tall, transplant to where they are to grow, spacing about 45cm apart and firming in well. Protect from slugs and net against pigeons. Firm young cabbage plants in well when transplanting to help them form big, beefy hearts and protect against wind damage.

  • Sow: February - April

  • Harvest: July October

  • Approximate quantity: 50 seeds.

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