Thompson & Morgan - Flower - Ornamental Cabbage - Northern Lights Mixed - 30 Seed
Ornamental Cabbage - Northern Lights Mixed
These large ornamental plants have frilled edges and heart lifting colours for months. Cabbage Flowering Northern Lights Mixed is superb in containers. It is recommended for charm and impact. The leaves colour when night temperatures fall to 10C.
Sow seeds in spring for summer bedding or summer (late May or early June) for late summer/autumn planting to replace summer bedding. Sow seeds 1.5mm deep in a good seed compost. Germination takes 14-21 days at 21C. When large enough to handle, transplant to 7.5cm pots of potting compost. Harden off spring sown plants and plant out 3-45cm apart in the border. Pot up summer sown plants into 13cm pots and water regularly and give weak doses of a high Nitrogen fertiliser every 14 days. Plant out in late summer in beds, window boxes, containers, etc.