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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 'Green' F1 Hybrid
Pak Choi Green F1 produces vibrant apple green stems. 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 of Pak Choi Green F1 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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Komatsuna 'Carlton' F1 Hybrid
Brassica rapa, Japanese Mustard SpinachOne of Japan's best kept secrets! Vigorous and easy to grow, this Oriental vegetable can be picked as baby leaves in as little as 25 days, or left to grow on for tall, leafy heads of up to 200g (7oz), in just 60 days from sowing. With excellent heat and frost tolerance, Komatsuna 'Carlton' can be grown all year round, withstanding British summers well and making a superb greenhouse crop for winter and spring cultivation. These tasty Komatsuna leaves have a mild Brassica flavour and are delicious steamed, stir-fried, or enjoyed raw in salads. Height and spread: 25cm (10"). More info
Oriental Vegetable Collection
Brassica rapa, Raphanus sativus, Pak Choi Green, Mooli Neptune, Komatsuna
This delicious collection of Oriental vegetables makes a versatile and unusual addition to salads, stir fries and soups, or enjoy them as steamed vegetables. Packed with vitamins C and A, Pak Choi and Komatsuna are quick and easy to grow, either as baby leaves or fully mature heads. Mooli is a fantastic autumn and winter root crop, standing well in good condition over winter, and adding a crisp crunch to salads and stir fries. Try these easy oriental vegetables for an interesting, nutritious and tasty addition to your meals!
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