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Swede 'Tweed' (Seeds)

Brassica napus (Napobrassica Group) | Rutabaga

Hardy Annual

What is Hardy Annual?

One of the tastiest varieties of swede

Winter hardy and versatile for cooking

Excellent for storing

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Description How to Grow Delivery
One of the tastiest varieties of swede, with golden, ‘bitterfree’ roots, that are less coarse than other types. Excellent for storing, roots are winter hardy and versatile for cooking. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10")

Height Up to 30cm (12in)
Spread Up to 25cm (10in)

Hardy Annual

kitchen garden

full sun

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Sowing Months Harvest Months


1 packet (60 swede seeds) (54100)

  • Prepare the ground by digging deeply to encourage a welldrained bed and raking to a fine tilth.
  • Sow outdoors mid-May/mid-June, thinly, 1cm (1/2in) deep in drills 38cm (15in) apart.
  • When large enough to handle, thin-out seedlings to 15cm (6in) apart. Keep plants well watered and hoe regularly.
  • Roots can be harvested from September onwards and stored in damp peat for winter use.

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