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Brussels Sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower are just a few of the vegetables classed as brassica and there are plenty to choose from in our online range. Be sure to cover young plants with fine netting to deter birds and other pests.
Pak Choi 'Purple' F1 Hybrid
An eye catching reddish-purple top leaf contrasts with the green undersides and the bright green stems. The purplish colour of Pak Choi Purple F1 is enhanced by cooler autumn weather. Pak Choi Purple F1 is ready to harvest in 30 days from sowing as 'baby leaf' or 45-70 days as semi-mature to full size heads. Earlier and later sowings for 'baby leaf' can be made under cloches or fleece.
Companion planting: Try growing Pak Choi with mint to help deter flea beetles.
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Kale 'Emerald Ice'An exceptionally fine flavoured variety that has the best eating quality of all kales. The textured ruffled leaves of Kale Emerald Ice develop a striking contrasting white centre as they mature and have the sweetest flavour - even the leaf stalks taste like candy and hold the crispiest texture. Excellent winter hardiness makes kale a useful winter to spring vegetable at a time when fresh garden produce is scarce. Fresh leaves of Kale 'Emerald Ice' can be picked regularly form October to April Height: 90cm (35"). Spread: 60cm (24"). More info
Spinach 'Viridis' - Vita Sementi® Italian Seeds
Spinacia oleraceaSpinacio Viridis produces a dark green rosette of blistered large leaves produced in abundance and slow to bolt (run to seed) if kept moist. Nutritious vegetable, usually cooked but can be eaten raw as 'baby leaf'. More info
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