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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.
Broccoli 'Aquiles' F1 Hybrid (Calabrese)
Brassica oleracea (Italica Group)
A multi-purpose variety of Calabrese that is primarily used for early sowings and summer cropping, producing smooth, fine-domed heads in just 65 days from transplanting. Broccoli 'Aquiles' can also be sown in autumn Late sowings can also be overwintered to produce superb quality heads in late spring. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 75cm (30”).
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Cabbage 'Brigadier' F1 Hybrid (Autumn/Winter)
Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)Cabbage 'Brigadier' produces giant heads weighing up to 6.5kg (14lbs). The enormous heads of this winter cabbage have a high sugar and Vitamin C content, making them delicious eaten raw, but also excellent when cooked. Cabbage 'Brigadier' has good fusarium resistance and stands well in good condition over a long period. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 75cm (30”).
Andrew Tokely says
"A February or Early March sowing can produce by September hearts that are as big as footballs and have many show bench prizes for me. Although large and firm they are full of flavour when cooked and equally as tasty eaten raw in a salad."
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