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Calabrese Marathon F1

Description

Cabbage seeds - Marathon F1.

Large blue-green heads which are slow to run to seed. Good disease resistance. Can be sown in September or from February to May.


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Product Part Number: 11008

Pack Size: 100 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £2.15

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When to Sow Marathon Calabrese Seeds

September, late February to end of May.

Where to Sow

Sow the seeds thinly in well prepared seedbeds, 1cm deep in short rows 15cm apart.

What to do next

As seedlings emerge, thin out to 5cm apart. When seedlings are 10-15cm tall transplant to growing site spacing plants 45cm apart. September sown seedlings should be grown on in a cold greenhouse/cold frame and planted out early March.

Maturity

June (from September sowings) and late June to October and November

Handy Tip

When thinning the seedlings you can always plant these out 5cm apart in extra rows. Water plants regularly in dry weather to ensure continuous and steady growth.

Nutritional Values

Excellent source of vitamins A and C and a good source of iron.
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