Cabbage 'Dutchman' (Summer)Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

£7.99

Neat and compact habit

Pointed heads of excellent flavour

Harvest from early summer to autumn

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 40cm (16in)
Spread Up to 50cm (20in)

Hardy Annual

kitchen garden

full sun

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Description

Perfect for growing at a reduced spacing, Cabbage 'Dutchman' has a neat and compact habit and produces pointed heads of excellent flavour. Cabbage 'Dutchman' can be harvested from early summer to autumn. This ‘sweetheart’ type can be served raw as part of a healthy salad or lightly steamed for a delicious vegetable side dish. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Companion planting: Try growing cabbages with nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


12 jumbo plug plants (KB5185)

How to Grow

T&M's easy starter plants are delivered ready for planting at the correct time so that you can enjoy bigger, earlier and tastier vegetables. Gradually acclimatise plants to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to planting outdoors.

Grow cabbage in moist, rich, well drained soil in full sun. A fertile soil is essential as cabbages require high levels of nitrogen. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted farmyard manure to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. Apply lime to acid soils to reduce the acidity and lessen the risk of clubroot. Plant cabbages at a distance of 50cm (20") apart and cover with a protective netting or fleece to prevent attack from birds and insects. Place a collar around the stem of each plant to prevent cabbage root fly attacks. Water the plants thoroughly after planting.

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Water cabbages regularly, particularly during dry periods. Feed throughout the growing season with a high nitrogen feed. Hoe between plants regularly to prevent weeds from establishing and bring insect larvae to the surface. Draw earth up around the base of each stem to prevent wind rock and improve the plants stability. Harvest Summer Cabbages from late June once the heads have matured. Culinary note: Vitamin rich cabbages are particularly high in iron and potassium, but also low in calories.
Delivery

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Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

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For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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