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Cabbage Rookie F1 RHS Seeds

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Cabbage Rookie F1 RHS Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
 
This award winning cabbage has large red solid round heads with an excellent flavour they can be harvested small if space is an issue. 
 
A good disease resistant variety that is slow to bolt. 
 
Seed Qty 50
 
Sow February - April 
Germination 7 - 14  days
Loam or sandy soil that's alkaline or neutral
Harvest July - October 
Companion Plants Other Brassicas, celery, chard, spinach, tomato, rosemary, sage and onion .
Do not plant with strawberries
Harvest from July onwards when the heads are firm
A good source of vitamin A and C
Use for Boiling, steaming or shred for salads.
Ideal for freezing
 
Cabbages require a fertile well drained soil in partial shade that has been well dug in autumn they do not grow well in acidic soil so adding lime to the soil may be necessary.
 
Sow indoors from February onwards when the plants have around 5 leaves harden off and transplant to their final growing position spacing the plants around 45cm apart and 45cm between rows treading the plants in well.
 
Alternatively sow outdoors from March - April in a seed bed sowing thinly in drills 1.25cm deep thin the seedlings eventually spacing the plants 45cm apart and 45cm between rows into their final growing position treading the plants in well.
 
Water well before transplanting and during dry spells. 
 
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