Brassica oleracea capitata group 'Golden Acre'

Summer cabbage

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photo by Pernilla Bergdahl, copyright GAP Photos (281841)

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This is a good early summer variety which has medium-sized cabbages with firm heads. It can be sown early in a coldframe in January for an early crop, or also sown in a prepared seedbed from March to May and planted out from June to July into rows 45cm (18in) apart.

Genus: Brassica

Species: oleracea capitata group

Cultivar: Golden Acre

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Dark green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 40cm

Spread: 20cm

Time to plant seeds: January to May

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