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Brassica oleracea ‘Castello cabbage’

Cabbage

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitLarge-leaved
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourWhite grey red pink

Description

Brassica oleracea ‘Castello cabbage’ (Cabbage). A dense round grey-green cabbage.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial, Evergreen, Vegetable

Origin

Germany

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Early autumn.

Propagation

Seedlings should be raised in seedbeds and then carefully planted out 6 to 8 weeks later.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Clubroot, aphids.

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