Looks and tastes superb
A red, pointed cabbage that has the look and flavour of green pointed cabbage, but its colour provides excellent visual impact. Good resistance to white blister. Holds well when mature. Summer/Autumn cutting pointed cabbage.
Sow March-May in ¾" deep drills (shallow grooves) 15cm (6") apart on prepared seed beds outdoors. Plant out June-July, 45cm (18") apart each way.
Plant Herb Garlic Chives amongst your cabbages as this has been shown to deter Carrot Root Fly. HEALTH BENEFITS - Antioxidant. Good source of vitamin C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron). ANTIOXIDANTS: Term used to describe a number of organic substances such as vitamins A, C & E, the mineral Selenium and 'Carotenoids' - the pigments which colour many fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are thought to prevent cancers, heart and stroke problems by assisting in the 'mopping up' and expulsion from the body of substances known as 'free radicals' which can be created by exposure to various environmental pollutants. COOKING HINTS - Try to use all healthy outer leaves as these darker green leaves contain most nutrients.
Aftercare - Easy:True
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