SWEDE – TWEED F1

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A British-bred F1 hybrid swede, early maturing and vigorous variety, growing particularly well in less fertile soils. The globe-shaped roots have attractive purple shoulders, an excellent cream coloured flesh of a fine texture and flavour.

  • Seed Count: 175

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SWEDE – TWEED F1 

SWEDE – TWEED F1 . A British-bred F1 hybrid swede, early maturing and vigorous variety, growing particularly well in less fertile soils. The globe-shaped roots have attractive purple shoulders, an excellent cream coloured flesh of a fine texture and flavour.  Excellent disease resistance including club root. Height 30cm.

 Cultivation Advice SWEDE – TWEED F1 

  • Best sown directly to the growing bed outside from Mid May to Jul.
  • Sow thinly ½ inch deep in drills 12 inches apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth.
  • When the seedlings are large enough to handle, thin out to 6 inches apart, taking care not to disturb damage the remaining plants.  Seedlings do not transplant well.
  • Keep the plants well watered especially whilst seedlings and weed free.
  • Protection (netting) may be required if pigeons are a problem in your area.