Cabbage, 'Primo Vantage' F1 (Brassica oleracea)
Great Flavoured Early Cabbage
This is a good choice for those who live in very hot areas as it will flourish in the hottest conditions. The flavoursome 2 kg densely packed round heads are slow to bolt. Sow from early August until late October.
When to sow: December, January and early February.
Where to sow: Seed tray, pots or in a garden seed bed
Depth to sow: 1/2cm Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 40cm Between rows 60cm
Directions: If grown under cover when the first two true leaves appear harden the seedlings off by taking them outside on a cool cloudy day. Keep watered. When the seedlings are 6-8cm tall plant in the garden. First remove the seed leaves (cotyledons) and plant up to the first set of true leaves. Water in. If seed is planted in outside seed beds transplant when seedlings are 6-8cm tall.
Packet 40 seeds