Seed - Cabbage (Red) Rookie F1


1 RHS Cabbage (Red) Rookie F1 seed pack 

(Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea Capitata)  

Pack Size 50 seeds


This great tasting hybrid variety produces magnificent ruby red cabbages. The heads can weigh 3.5kg or more whilst retaining a crisp texture. Rookie F1 is slow to bolt so it performs well also in warmer climates. In smaller gardens crops can be harvested when young for delicious baby cabbages. 
Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

How to Grow:

Sow 5mm (1/4in) deep. Cover with a fine layer of compost and firm gently. Keep moist. Seedlings appear in 6-10 days.

Transplant seedlings to final position when large enough to handle. Space the plants 60cm (24in) apart both ways. Keep weed free and moist

When to Sow/Plant Seed:

Late Summer through Autumn


12-16 weeks

Soil Type:

Compost, sunny position


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