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Calabrese

Vegetable
Calabrese

Growing guide

Water in prolonged dry weather. Mulch to conserve
moisture. Plants are top-heavy so stake and pu...
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Calabrese Gardening Guides for Teachers

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Calabrese Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens
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  1. 1. Calabrese Vegetable
  2. 2. Calabrese Growing guide Water in prolonged dry weather. Mulch to conserve moisture. Plants are top-heavy so stake and pull soil around stems (‘earth-up’) GROW PLANT Sow seed 0.5cm deep in small pots or seedbed.Transplant 45x60cm apart in fertile soil when 10cm tall. Plant so the bottom leaves touch the soil, firming well Equipment needed Stakes, twine Cut or snap off heads (‘spears’) when 10-20cm long, before flowers open. Start with the central spear to encourage branching. Cut regularly EAT J Suggested varieties: Belstar F1, Fiesta F1, Green Sprouting,Waltham Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Give it a go… Average time to harvest 12 weeks Germination time 7-12 days Average plant size 90cm tall, 60cm wide Family group to grow with Brassica: Brussels sprouts, rocket Seed saving group 4 - Biennial, needs isolation Key nutritional content Folate, vitamin C, vitamin A
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