BRASSICA PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS (Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, Mustard, Kohlrabi)

 

Planting Method A-:  Start indoors 4 weeks prior to setting out - several weeks prior to your last Spring frost. Place transplants about 1 foot apart.

Planting Method B-:  Direct seed in garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Thin or transplant when plants are 4 to 5 inches tall. Space about 1 foot apart.

MUSTARD

 

Plant seed 1/2 inch deep as early as the ground can be worked and make a second planting 6 weeks before frost.  Approximately 1700 seeds/pkt.

 

Old Fashioned - 45 days - Long, ruffled leaves, common old fashioned salad green. This one likes to reseed easily and  you can usually get a  fall crop from the seed produced from the plants that go to seed from the Spring crop. Pkt. $1.50

 

Red Giant- 50 days- Beautiful purple-red, slightly curled leaves.  Does best when planted mid-July onward. We had it easily survive to -5 ˚F with a snow cover . Flavor improves with a light frost.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Southern Giant Curled- 50 days- Rich, dark green, deep fringed leaves. This one is a bit on the spicey side   Pkt. $1.25

 

Tendergreen- 45 days- Fast growing, quick source of greens for humans and poultry. This  one grows fast in any weather and does make a quick tasty crop for poultry. It is also the mildest flavored of all of the  ones we offer.  Pkt. $1.50

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Sand Hill Preservation Center

Heirloom Seeds & Poultry

1878 230th Street

Calamus, IA 52729

563-246-2299

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