An old variety and home grower’s favourite with white/ivory heads that grow to a good size.
When to Plant
Zone 1: February – April
Zone 2: March – April
Zone 3: March – April
Zone 4: March – April
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Soil Prepare soil with a green manure, and incorporate fresh manure and compost into the mix to improve its water-holding ability. Allow the soil to settle down for a couple of weeks before planting.
Soil pH Level 6.5 – 7.5
Position Full sun, in a well-drained soil. Avoid planting where brassica crops have been grown in the last couple of seasons.
How to Plant You can sow these directly, or preferable to sow in punnets and then transplant. Allow for around 30-40 cm between seedlings.
Spacing 60–80 cm
Depth 0.5 – 1cm
Companion Plants Onion, Dill, Chamomile
Approximate no. of seeds 90-100
TLVPC Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination