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Mangel  Yellow Eckendorf
RHS Perfect for Pollinators
Mangel Yellow Eckendorf
Item Number: 12701
Unit Price 1.15
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Description
Mangels were once grown for feeding to livestock through the winter. Now used for small scale animal feed, especially favoured over Fodder Beet as the texture of Mangel is softer and does not wear down the teeth as fast. Mangel is popular too with wine makers to produce Mangel Wine.
Yellow Eckendorf has large golden orange roots which from its name indicates that it produces high quality roots. It is known to store well in frost free conditions.


 Seed Count: 300


WHEN TO SOW
April and May.
WHERE TO SOW
Sow thinly direct into the growing site in rows 30cm apart.
WHAT TO DO NEXT
Do not transplant, instead thin out seedlings when large enough to handle to 20cm apart.
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