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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.
Cauliflower 'All The Year Round' (Spring/ Summer/Autumn)
Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)A very useful, very white, dwarf variety that can be sown and harvested at most of the cauliflower harvesting periods of the year. Cauliflower ‘All The Year Round’ will make large, tight heads and is one of the easiest to grow as well. This versatile cauliflower is ideal for successional sowings. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 75cm (30”) More info
Cabbage 'Hispi' F1 Hybrid (Summer)
Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)
Versatile Summer Cabbage ‘Hispi’ can be grown at virtually any season of the year and comes to maturity faster than cabbages bred for specific seasons. Even autumn sown, it will beat the earliest of the spring cabbages and a Jan/Feb sowing will also fill the late spring gap in cropping. This RHS AGM variety is a strong and uniform pointed type, with a beautifully sweet flavour. Cabbage ‘Hispi’ has good bolt resistance and needs little growing space so it is ideal for growing in small gardens where space is at a premium. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 60cm (24”).
Andrew Tokely says: "I always sow this cabbage in early March, and I harvest the first sweet and tender hearts by mid June. This is far quicker than traditional spring cabbage sown in the autumn and the flavour is miles better too."
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