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Cavolo Nero

Brassica oleracea var Acephala


Cavolo nero or ‘Black Cabbage’ forms no head but grows up in the form of a ‘palm tree’ with long, strap like, dark green, well blistered leaves. The leaves form in a rosette, on top of the stem. Harvest leaves from the bottom upwards, new foliage is produced from the top. Winter hardy. Flavour is said to improve after frost. Plants remain productive for months on end. Heirloom. Germination Gauranteed.

Annual or Perennial Annual
Approx days to flower/harvest 100
Space Between Plants 60cm
When to Sow Autumn, Spring or Summer
Seeds per Packet approx 75 seeds