crucifer, cabbage family Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra

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Black Head Red cabbage

This is a proven variety for early and late cultivation. It’s firm heads yield an intense blue-purple colour. It gives a deep cabbage taste that your expect from a red cabbage. Its average weight reaches 1000–1500 g.

Sow in early April to early June in seedling trays. Transplant into the field after four weeks at a distance of 40 ✕ 40 cm in compost-rich soil. Cover with netting to protect against Contarinia nasturtii, the swede midge. Always keep soil moist. Harvest from July and on into autumn.

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Sowing quantity 4 - 5 g/Are

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Amount
13700
Portion (ca. 100 seeds)
3.95 CHF
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13703
5 g (400 seeds/g)
18.80 CHF
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