Cabbage January King (Award of Garden Merit)
Item Number: 10930
Distinct type of cabbage, the outer leaves of the heart have a red tinge and the leaves have light blistering like a Savoy. Sweet crisp texture. Crops from December to January.Very hardy.
Seed Count: 500
WHEN TO SOW
April to June
WHERE TO SOW
Sow the seed thinly in a well prepared seed bed in shallow drills 1cm (1/2") deep. Keep well watered.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Thin the seedlings as they appear to 5cm (2") apart. When the seedlings are about 10-15cm (4-6") tall, transplant to the growing site 35-40cm (12-15") apart. Set the young plants 2cm (3/4") deeper than they were in the seed bed.
December to March
Tread in well to ensure a firm base in the winds of Autumn and Winter. Feed the plants as they near maturity with a foliar feed.
Excellent source of pro-vitamin A and vitamin B & C.