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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.
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
Kale 'Starbor' F1 Hybrid
Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group), Borecole
This uniform variety can be grown year round on the windowsill for a constant supply of tasty baby leaves. If grown outdoors for a mature crop, Kale 'Starbor' produces delicious blue-green leaves with a superb flavour and texture. The densely curled leaves are extremely winter hardy and stand well for harvesting over a very long period. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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