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Borecole Cavolo Nero

Code: MS3062

Fashionable vegetable with massive health benefits

A loose leaf cabbage from Tuscany, Italy. Immensely popular high-end cuisine leaves, for salads or stir fry. Works well in soups.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 3 cm apart and to a depth of 5 mm. Later, thin or transplant to 60 cm apart. Seedling Care: Keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply vegetable fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: Sometimes known as Tuscan Kale or Curly Kale. Continual picking of leaves prolongs productivity. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 2x100x136 mm
Weight 0.008 kg
Seed Count Approx 50
Botanical Name Phaseolus Vulgaris
Seed Type Vegetable
Sowing Position Full Sun
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Autumn
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Autumn
When To Sow (Temperate Zone) Autumn
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Autumn
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 5mm
Seed Spacing 3cm
Plant Spacing 60cm
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 14-16 weeks


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