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Swede Champion Purple Top

Code: M6855

Ever increasing in popularity - genius!

Great in soups, stews casseroles and on their own either boiled or steamed. The classic New Zealand variety. Creamy yellow flesh with purple shoulders. A great winter vegetable.
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Planting Instruction
  • How to Sow: Choose a well-drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 3 cm apart, in rows 30 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm.
  • Seedling Care: Keep the seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply fruit 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 & Tips: These swedes are best harvested when roots are 75-100 mm in diameter.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
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Seed Count Approx. 150 seeds
Botanical Name Brassica napus
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Mar, Sept Oct, Nov, Dec
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Mar, Apr, Sept Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens or Containers
Seed Planting Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 3cm
Harvest/Maturity 12-14 weeks


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