Cabbage, Winter – Verza Moretta (Organic)

£2.20

Fantastic traditional ‘Veronese’ purple Savoy cabbage with bright green centre. This striking variety has been cultivated in the countryside around the Adige river in Italy since the nineteenth century and is on the official list of traditional rare varieties.

It has purple and green outer leaves and bright green-yellow centres. Forms a compact head with a sweet flavour, perfectly suited to salads, soups, and risottos. (Approximate seed count – 50)

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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.