Cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage
We grow a lot of these varieties ourselves; sowing in succession in modules and then planting out has always proved to be a very reliable method, producing a good crop of very tasty cabbages.

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Five top quality cabbages with matching flavour to give you a changing feast right through the year.

Make a cabbage glut a thing of the past and look forward to a steady, regular, and above all tasty, harvest.

One packet each of:

Cape Horn F1

Earliest of All    •  Ormskirk

  Red Drumhead  •  Wintergreen

 

Full price £2.75

A year long feast for just £2.00

Price for individual packets   £2.75
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This versatile and tasty cabbage can be sown for autumn harvest and again for a spring one. It is an excellent choice if you are a bit short of space as you space it at 25-30cm apart as it makes few outer leaves. It can also be eaten in salads or cooked. Price for 20 seeds 0.50
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Now for some fun (but flavour too), this could be described as ‘the big one’ and with a bit of extra care you can persuade these to grow to a magnificent size. I prefer to sow a little later and enjoy them at a more manageable size, particularly after the first frosts Price for 20 seeds
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A rare opportunity to grow this not widely available and yet this is a lovely pointed cabbage – the crisp and firm smooth leaved heads are very well flavoured – rewarded with an AGM.  Sow in succession from February to April for a harvest reaching from July to mid-October.  A perfect choice when space or yield needs to be planned. Price for 20 seeds. 

 

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Dating from 1909 this is a scrumptious heirloom that is best grown in the cooler seasons of spring and autumn – giving you two bites each year. In the spring grow them to be small tender cabbages ready as soon as they feel firm to the touch. Grow them larger in the autumn and they will tough it out with the weather into the new year. Price for 20 seeds

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Superb quality cabbage; the light green tender hearts are well wrapped and full of flavour. This heirloom has a history of stretching back over 150 years and now you can add it to your autumn harvest. Price for 20 seeds
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This heirloom dates back to 1887 but is itself a descendant of Amager which dates back to the 15thC. Such a long pedigree tells you that the flavour and quality of this variety have been prized for many years. Although it has a slightly uninspired name (which does perfectly describe it!) it is a super choice from spring or autumn growing. Price for 20 seeds

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A good flavoured early summer cabbage. You can sow this from February. It is quick growing so you may be able to harvest the first mini heads in just over 2 months. The main harvest season starts from June. This was last seasons top seller. Price for 20 seeds

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A firm favourite, this reliable variety can be enjoyed as early spring greens or leave some to heart up to give you sweet flavoured pointed cabbages later in the spring. Price for 20 seeds.

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This scrummy and speedy variety is British bred so it copes well with our weather! Producing compact heads it can be close spaced to make the most of your plot area. An early sowing under cover can be ready by late May. Price for 20 seeds 0.50
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tender and crisp, solid conical heads on compact plants. An excellent choice where space is at a premium however, as this heirloom is one of the most delicious mild green cabbages that we have found, it ought to be grown in every garden. Price for 20 seeds
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This early summer cabbage is very compact with tasty small ball heads and can be harvested from late May through to early November from sowings made in February (with protection) to March/July (in the open). Price for 20 seeds
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This is an heirloom with an AGM: reliable, compact, early, with firm hearts full of flavour. Glorious Greyhound can also provide you with a second crop of tasty greens by leaving it to resprout after cutting. It only remains to be asked; with an enviable history and reputation and a double crop how can you resist? Price for 20 seeds
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Solid white heads with firm white hearts are a feature of this hardy variety that can be either be enjoyed straight from the garden between October and January or stored to extend your feasting time!. They are tasty when cooked or use them for salads or coleslaw. Price for 20 seeds

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This is a traditional British cabbage that is well adapted to the vagaries of our winters, frost and rain! These lovely medium large cabbages, with a purple tinge, are ready for Christmas and on into the new year. Price for 20 seeds
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This is the perfect cabbage for putting in fresh homemade coleslaw. Kalibos is an East European heirloom variety that was only recently introduced to the UK. It has unique pointed red hearts – an absolute stunner. Sow in April and May Price for 20 seeds
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We think this is the best clubroot resistant variety out there, if this is a problem for you then this is a ‘must grow’ choice. For the best results start the seeds indoors, harden off then plant out. Look forward to great quality, solid, light green ballheads to harvest in the autumn through to Christmas. The flavour is sweet enough to enjoy raw or cooked and these will store well too. Price for 20 seeds

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This is a sweet and mild flavoured heirloom dating from the 1860’s that is a useful for late season harvesting. Not only that but you can use it for any cabbage dish that you want. You should enjoy a bumper crop as this variety grows steadily on into the autumn. Price for 20 seeds

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This lovely variety will grow a firm red ball head surrounded by large outer leaves that help suppress weeds!  Also known as Marner Lagerrot, the flavour is splendid when used raw or cooked and these cabbages also store well.  Spring sow for harvesting in the autumn.                  

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This large open pollinated variety can be harvested from Mid December through to the end of March. It is a Savoy type (crinkly leaves) that stands well in harsh weather and will reward you with its flavour, yummy. Price for 20 seeds
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This is a growers favourite. It is an open pollinated variety, a compact ballhead that is very tasty when steamed. It also freezes well. Often found in the supermarkets but tastier and cheaper when grown by yourself. Sow in March/April for cutting from July to early September. Price for 20 seeds
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What is there not to love about this variety? With a fabulous flavour, it will add a super dash of colour to coleslaw or as a cooked vegetable. It is a quick growing choice, allow it about 11 weeks from sowing to harvest. It produces small compact plants with round, reddish-purple heads that are about 15cm across and weigh up to a kilo. Sow in spring and munch from May to July. Price for 20 seeds.

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A red cabbage that cooks superbly and stays red! This variety can be sown from the beginning of March right through to the end of May to give you a harvest from mid September to the end of December. A perfect partner to Christmas Drumhead. Price for 20 seeds
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A lovely sweet flavoured pointed cabbage, that is, unsurprisingly perhaps, red right through to the heart!  You will find little waste from outer leaves and have plenty of firm solid heart to enjoy in the summer and autumn.  Price for 20 seeds. 

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You can enjoy two bites of the cherry (that should be cabbage of course) with this fabulous compact pointed variety: more opportunity to enjoy its sweet flavour.  Sow at any time between February to June or try sowing in August for a protected crop in January.                                        

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Sweet, crinkled, mild and tender leaves form tightly wrapped drumhead type hearts.  This is a short stemmed heirloom variety that in optimum conditions can weigh in at 3kg but is generally a little smaller than this.  Perfect for eating fresh or cooked, from a harvest starting in late summer.  Price for 20 seeds. 

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Fabulous spring ballhead: enjoy the firm, round, mid-green heads with a crisp creamy white heart in April. Simply sow in August, transplant in October and wait for your sweet & tasty spring feast! Price for 20 seeds.
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This is an early summer ballhead. It has lovely solid heads with a good flavour and is resistant to splitting. It is a good choice for close spacing if you have limited space as they are compact plants. Sow from March to July for harvesting June through to October Price for 20 seeds

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A fabulous winter cabbage with has one of the longest harvest periods – from November to March. Sow from Mid April to July and look forward to eating the tasty dark green dense heads throughout the winter. This savoy type has lovely crinkled leaves. As a bonus it is also suitable for close spacing. Price for 20 seeds

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This lovely savoy will withstand whatever the winter weather throws at it to be ready and delicious in February and March: but don’t limit your enjoyment as earlier sowings will produce a feast through the summer! Price for 20 seeds
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