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Swede Magres

3.29

500 seeds per pack

Excellent coloured and shaped, purple topped roots with fine grained, good flavoured, yellow flesh, free from bitterness. Swede Magres is an excellent culinary swede, fully winter hardy, with mildew resistant foliage.

Companion planting: Try growing swede with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.

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Sowing

Sowing Time: April to June. Sow seedsthinly, 1cm (1/2in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in well-drained, fertile soil, which has been raked to a fine tilth. Water ground regularly, especially in dry periods.

Thin out seedlings at an early stage, to 10-15cm (4-6in) apart.

Sowing

Sowing Time: April to June. Sow seedsthinly, 1cm (1/2in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in well-drained, fertile soil, which has been raked to a fine tilth. Water ground regularly, especially in dry periods.

Thin out seedlings at an early stage, to 10-15cm (4-6in) apart.