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Swede Champion Purple Top

Code: M6855

Ever increasing in popularity

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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M6855
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 mcgregors.co.nz for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: These swedes are best harvested when roots are 75-100 mm in diameter. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids
Specs & Warranty
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Autumn
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Autumn
When To Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 3cm
Plant Spacing 15cm
Harvest / Flower / Maturity Time 12-14 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.

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