Large deep red to 3.5kg. Good for coleslaw, pickling, and steamed. Mentioned in Australia in 1871. Sow spring and early summer, also late summer, autumn in warmer areas. 90 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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