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
COMMENTS: Swollen stem looks like turnip with reddish/purple cabbage leaves
PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS:Sow direct Jan, Feb, Mar. depth 3x diameter.10 – 20cm apart. Harvest 7 – 10 weeks.
COMPANIONS: Beetroot, celery, cucumber, onions, marigold, nasturtiums, rhubarb, aromatic herbs.
ENEMIES: White Cabbage butterflies. Avoid growing with Climbing beans, tomato, peppers, egg plant, strawberry, mustard
OTHER USEFUL INFO: The book called “”Janes Delicious Garden”” can be a useful handy book to have when planting organic seeds. Please google for details. Please see our Seeds of Knowledge page for more useful tips on sustainable vegetable production.