White stemmed open-leaved. Fast growing. Rich in vitamin A, B and C. Eat raw in salads or cooked as other cabbages. Harvests over long period. Sow autumn also after last frost. 45-60 days.
Possibly the most ancient of today's vegetables; cultivated for over 4000 years. Stores well in cool humid conditions. Likes rich well drained soil with pH above 6.0 and sunny position, keep well watered. Will cross-pollinate with other Brassicas to keep seed pure grow only one Brassica. Sow early spring, end of summer to winter, mature plants tolerate frost.
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