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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.
Chinese Leaves 'Richi' F1 Hybrid
Brassica rapa (Pekinensis Group), Chinese cabbage
Chinese Leaves are quick maturing and form a cos lettuce type heart in under 9 weeks. Plants are very slow to bolt, so stand well over a long season. Use as salad leaves as you would a Romaine lettuce or as a full heart for salads, stir fries and as a cooked vegetable. Superb quality and garden performance without bolting. Mature heads can be cut and stored in a frost free shed.
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Spinacia oleraceaA very popular, easy to grow and reliable variety, Spinach Medania produces an abundance of dark green leaves. Long standing if grown in good, moist soil which is kept watered during dry weather. Spinach Medania is ideal for successional sowing to give a longer cropping period. Broad, deep green leaves; ideal for freezing. Popeye was right, you can eat no better vegetable than spinach. Rich In vitamins A and C, beta-carotene, lutein and dietary fibre. More info
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