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Swede Marian

£1.45
SKU 100160

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Marian Swede is a purple top variety with paler yellow flesh and a good uniform shape. This hardy winter root vegetable has good resistance to club root and mildew. Marian stores well in a frost free shed in dry sand for use throughout the winter. Swede is a firm favourite mashed with carrots or on its own with butter melted in. Delicious! Seed Count: 900 WHEN TO SOW May to June WHERE TO SOW Sow outdoors in shallow drills 2cm (3/4") deep with 45cm (15") between rows. WHAT TO DO NEXT Gradually thin the seedlings as they grow to final spacings of 10-15cm (4-6"). Do not transplant. MATURITY October onwards HANDY TIP Very hardy, so they can be left in the ground and dug when required. Water regularly to avoid woody roots. NUTRITIONAL VALUE A very good source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins B and C.