Growing Calendar for Brassica Extra Early Collection x 32 plants
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Extra Early Brassica Plants are a great way to give you some of the earliest crops of brussels, cabbage, calabrese and cauliflower - plant them this March and you could be harvesting from May – just two months after for an extra quick turn-around.
Extra Early Brassica Collection includes 8 plants each of:
We’ve already sown the seeds in autumn, gently growing the plants on over the winter under controlled, cool greenhouse conditions to produce sturdy young plants that are ready to despatch and plant out in mid/late March, some 8-10 weeks earlier than the main brassica planting period.
The Extra Early Brassicas have been sown in October and overwintered undercover with frost protection. The plants are tough, sturdy and stocky ready hardened off for immediate planting on arrival.
The plants will not look as fresh as spring sown plants BUT don’t be alarmed! The plants will be taller and have some yellow leaves which will either fall off or green up as the plant gets growing. The plants are typical of those planted by commercial growers up and down the country and will thrive in prepared soil.
These plants will crop 6-8 weeks earlier in your garden than spring raised crops and give you good harvest from your garden as early as May so you can harvest them before persistent brassica pests are around like cabbage white caterpillar and whitefly.
We recommend you water your bed before planting and put the plant in backfilling and firming the soil lightly around the plant.
not really up to scratch as I already said
Came very well packed and in really good condition.
Lost a star because the cauliflowers were weak
Please unpack the plants as soon as you receive them and sit them in a tray of shallow water if they appear to have dried out in transit.
See details on the size of the plants and how we deliver our various plants to you!
Once you have received our superb young plants follow these simple instructions...
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days