(Spring). A deeply worked, well
drained site is essential for this
overwintering crop. Fork in a dressing
of fish meal before adding crop. Sow
seeds in a nursery bed in late July in
the north and August in the south.
Transplant to bed in mid-September 15"
between rows, 9" between plants. Cut
every other plant in Spring and leave
the rest to heart up.
(Summer). Sow seed in March to April
15" apart and 15" between rows. Water
well in dry weather.
Savoy). The soil should be well
drained but not rich. Fork in a
fertiliser of potash . Sow in May and
plant out in July 18" between rows.
For freezing use only young, crisp
cabbage leaves. Wash well and cut up
finely. Blanch for 1 minute drain and
pack into polythene bags.
Cabbage Root Fly, Clubroot, Cabbage Moth
& White Butterfly, Cabbage Whitefly.