SUPPLIER: Sandveld Organics
STATUS: Certified Organic
SOURCE: Local to South Africa Some original seed banks were sourced from Switzerland and America but seeds are now harvested in SA
CABBAGES, CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI and KALE
Time: In moderate climates all year, in hot summer areas plant from Feb to May only.
Planting: 4mm deep in seedling trays, when 6cm high – plsnt out into final spacing of 40cm x 40cm in full sun.
Germination: 7-14 days at 10′ to 25’C
Care: Water high and fertilier high
Good companions: beetroot, carrots, salads
Bad companions: radish, potatoes, garlic, onions.
BEETROOT & CHARDS
Time: In moderate climates all year – other areas avoid planting in mid summer and mid winter
Planting: Direct plant 1cm deep, in row spacing 20cm, between rows 30cm in full sun.
Germination: 7-12 days at 10’C -25’C
Care: Water medium & Fertiliser medium
Good companions: Herbs, onions, Beans, Carrots
Bad companions: Cabbages