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Cabbage 'Tundra' F1 Hybrid (Winter Savoy)Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

Just £2.99

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.
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1 packet (40 cabbage seeds) £2.99 Despatch: by Monday
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This RHS AGM variety produces solid, sweet, crisp heads that are ideal for winter salads. Winter Savoy Cabbage 'Tundra' is high yielding and particularly hardy, so it can be harvested right through the winter. Cabbages are easy to grow being perfectly suited to the British climate, and make a delicious and healthy side dish, as they are high in vitamins and low in calories. Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 60cm (24").


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


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Hardy

Full sun

Up to 40cm (15.7in)

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

1 Packet (40 Cabbage Seeds) (TT00321)

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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 Winter Cabbages from early winter through to spring once the heads have matured. Culinary note: Vitamin rich cabbages are particularly high in iron and potassium, but also low in calories.

Sow winter cabbage seed indoors seed from March to June. Alternatively direct sow outdoors from late March into a well prepared seedbed, for transplanting to their final positions later on. Sow at a depth of 13mm (1/2") and distance of 23cm (9") between rows.


Indoors, sow seed at a depth of 12mm (1/2") in trays of free-draining, seed sowing compost and cover with a layer of vermiculite. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a plastic bag at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) until germination which takes 4 -7 days. Once germinated, grow Cabbage plants on in cooler conditions until all risk of frost has passed and plants are large enough to be transplanted with 2-3 true leaves.


Gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting 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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Reviews

Great tasting savoy 2011-08-31

This has been the best winter cabbage I have grown and they stand very well. I grew Celtic one year but though they were good they were not as reliable. I scored it 4 due to the size but would be reluctant to change Tundra from now.