Solid round heads with crisp hearts of purple red colour. Ideal for pickling and cooking. Crops from September onwards.
Seed Count - 500
When to sow
March to May or July.
Where to sow
Early sowings in trays or modules under glass at 13°C. Later sowings direct into a seedbed in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep.
What to do next
Prick off glasshouse seedlings when 5-8cm (2"-3") tall, into trays 5cm (2") apart. Thin module sowings to single plants. Harden off before planting out in the growing site from early May. Thin outdoor sowings to 4-6cm (1 ½ - 2 ½") apart as soon as possible, planting in the growing site when 15cm (6") tall to the same spacings as before.
Spring sowings ready early August, Summer sowings ready October