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Cabbage 'Express'

Cabbage 'Express'

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Brassica oleracea

This is a fairly early variety of pointed cabbage that produces crispy and very tasty heads. Harvest when the head is well developed. Used fresh in e.g. salads or eaten lightly steamed in wedges. Can be blanched and frozen. Thrives best in a slightly clayey, loamy and well-drained soil. Water when dry.

Cover to protect from pests.

Pointed cabbage is also known as hispi cabbage, hearted cabbage and sweetheart cabbage.

Pre-cultivation: April - mid June. 4-6v before planting out. Sow on moistened seed soil. Cover thinly with soil. Keep moist. Set warm (+22°C). After emergence, bright and cooler. When the plants are big enough to handle, place 1/pot in fertilized soil. Harden off before planting.

Direct sowing: April - mid June. Can be sown directly when soil temp. is at least +5°C, but pre-cultivation is recommended.

Sow depth, cm: 1

Harvest: July - Sept

Spacing: 40 cm / 1 plant per GreenStalk pocket

Location: Sun preferred but can be grown in partial shade.


Number of seeds: 80+

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