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Cabbage Seeds - Red Rookie

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2266
  • Pack Contents: 70 Seeds

Cabbage 'Red Rookie' is the earliest red cabbage! Ready from mid-August onwards Red Rookie has good holding ability and is resistant to splitting. Outstanding for quality and flavour.

Red cabbage is the traditional cabbage for pickling, but is perfect as a colourful and flavoursome winter vegetable or shredded finely and added to salads. They have good holding ability or can be stored for a few months.

Features

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • F1 Hybrids are crossed varieties that are exceptionally vigorous and longer lasting
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Varieties that, in our selector's opinion, have exceptional flavour

Growing Calendar for Cabbage Seeds - Red Rookie

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Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Plant Outdoors
Harvest

Cabbage Seeds - Red Rookie 1020-2266

The earliest red cabbage

 

Sow Indoors: February-March thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.

Sow Outdoors: March - May, thinly ½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed. Keep soil moist at all times. Protect from frost.

Thin Out: 4in (10cm) apart.

Plant Out: April-May into the required harvest position 18in (45cm) apart with 18in (45cm) between each row when plants have 3-4 true leaves.

Harvest: August-October.

Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting.

Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.

30-Jun-2017
Rating:4

they are growing and the proof will be in the eating.

24-Apr-2017
Rating:5

Doing well in greenhosue prior to planting out

24-Apr-2016
Rating:4

Good

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