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Swede 'Brora'

Brassica napus (Napobrassica Group) | Rutabaga

74% (7 Reviews)

Attractive reddish-purple shiny skin and cream base

Well-flavoured, creamy yellow flesh, free from any bitterness

Excellent storage qualities

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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Bred as a culinary swede. Swede Brora has attractive reddish-purple shiny skin and cream base, with fine grained, well-flavoured, creamy yellow flesh, free from any bitterness. Swede Brora is best harvested late autumn up to New Year. Excellent storage qualities. Prefers a rich, well manured soil.


1 packet (750 swede seeds) (37188)

Sow seedsmid May to late June. Sow seedsthinly, 1cm (0.5 inch) deep in drills 38cm (15 inches) apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth.

When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to 15cm (6 inches) apart, taking care not to damage the roots.

Keep plants well watered and hoe regularly. Roots can be stored in barely damp peat, soil or sand for winter use.

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