Round deep red/purple heads to 15cm, small short stemmed plant, resistant to splitting, excellent for storage. 74-100 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.