Swede Seeds

Swede - Best of All

Swede Best of All

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This is an easy to grow swede which produces medium sized swedes with yellow flesh and with an excellent, mild, sweet flavour.

When to sow

March to May

Where to sow

Sow late spring/early summer 3cm (1") deep in drills 38cm (15") apart.

Maturity

October onward

What to do next!

Thin out seedlings to 30cm (12")

Handy tip!

Hoe regularly, taking care not to damage the roots and keep the crop well watered.

Swede - Marian

Swede Marian

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A real winner. Heavy yields of purple skinned, orange fleshed roots with resistance to club root and mildew.

When to sow

May or June

Where to sow

Sow outdoors in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep with 45cm (15") between rows.

Maturity

October onwards

What to do next!

Gradually thin the seedlings as they grow to final spacings of 10-15cm (4-6"). Do not transplant.

Handy tip!

Very hardy, so they can be left in the ground and dug when required. Water regularly to avoid woody roots.