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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.
Kale 'Walking Stick'
Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), Borecole, Walking Stick Cabbage
This famous Channel Islands heirloom kale makes a tall, straight stem reaching 2m (6ft) tall, and topped with a rosette of edible leaves. When the stems of Kale ‘Walking Stick’ mature in the autumn, they can be cut, dried and later carved and varnished to make attractive walking sticks. Jersey Cabbage plants left grow for a second year may run to seed or increase in height to over 3m (9½ft). This fascinating kale makes a fabulous novelty crop. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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