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SWEDE Champion Purple Top

Brassica napobrassica

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Brassicaceae

Characteristics: Annual root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 50

The most widely grown variety of Swede that has been cultivated in Europe since the Middle Ages. This heirloom variety produces the best cream coloured roots with purple tops of the swede family.
The large roots are renowned for their rich flavour when cooked making them ideal for soups, stews or roast vegetable.

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

Tropical: Late-Summer to Early-Autumn.
Temperate: Late-Summer to Winter.
Cold: Late-Summer to Early-Spring.

Sow: 6 mm deep.
For best results sow direct where they are to grow
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 10 cm
Row space: 20-30cm
Maturity: 12-16 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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