Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Spring Hero'
Cabbage - F1 Hyrbrid 'Spring Hero'
Brassica oleracea Cabbage 'Spring Hero' is the first introduction of a 'semi round' ball-headed spring Cabbage . It has good frost hardiness and forms solid heads from late April through to May which remain solid over several weeks. Can also be sown in spring for summer maturity.
|Botanical name||Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)|
|Common name||Cabbage - F1 Hyrbrid 'Spring Hero'|
|Plant type||Vegetable Seeds|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds in August. Sow seeds thinly, 1cm deep in drills 23cm (9in) apart in soil raked to a fine tilth and which contains plenty of compost or manure. It may also be beneficial to rake in 1g/sq.m (3oz/sq yd) of a balanced fertiliser. Transplant when seedlings are large enough to handle, about 5 weeks from sowing, spacing by 30-38cm (12-15in) each way or at 10cm (4in) apart for 'spring greens'.Water regularly, especially in dry periods. Hoe between plants as required. To avoid danger of clubroot, grow your brassicas (cabbages, sprouts, cauliflowers, etc) on a different site each year.|