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  • Eventual height: 0.4m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

calabrese 'Marathon' F1

calabrese or Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) 'Marathon' F1

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 50 seeds £3.60
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well drained, moisture-retentive and firm

    An exceptionally reliable and long harvesting summer broccoli due to its resistance to disease and ability to do well in most soils. With dense heads and great flavour.
    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 - June

  • Harvest: June - November

  • Approximate quantity: 50 seeds.
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