Cabbage – Derby Day (Organic)

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Early summer cabbage that quickly forms large round heads. This is our favourite summer cabbage. An excellent variety for cropping as early as June. It is more resistant to splitting and bolting than some other fast-growing varieties. It has a dense interior of mild flavour that is ideal for steaming, boiling or in used in a coleslaw.

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When to sow: March – May

Spacing: 50 x 40cm

Cabbage tips: Direct sow thinly in drills 30cm apart or sow in modules and transplant to final position. Plant the seedlings up to their first true leaves, be sure to firm them in well as they do not like loose soil.
Protect from cabbage white butterflies and cabbage root fly with fleece or mesh. Varieties suitable for spring cropping can be sown in August and planted at 30cm in-row spacing.