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Calabrese Sun King F1
Calabrese Sun King F1 - NEW TO KINGS.
Very tasty large blue, green heads, with good leaf cover and an abundance of side shoots. Outstanding heat tolerance making it ideal for summer or autumn harvests.
Product Part Number: 11017
When to sow
When to Sow Sun King Calabrese Seeds
April to May
May to July
July to September
Where to Sow
Sowings can be made in trays or modules under glass at 13°C. Later sowings can be made into a seed bed in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep in short rows.
What to do Next
As soon as glasshouse seedlings show their first pair of leaves, prick off into trays 5cm (2") apart or thin modules to one seedling per cell. Gradually harden off before planting out, spacing plants 45cm (18in) apart between plants and 45cm (18in) between the rows.
Outdoor sowings should be thinned to 7-10cm (3-4in) apart, then once plants are 15cm (6in) tall, they can be lifted and transplanted to their final planting positions, spaced the same as detailed above.
All Brassicas prefer to be planted into firm fertile ground to produce the best crops. Keep plants well watered during very dry weather especially as heads start to form.