Flavour is a mild brassica some where between a turnip and a cabbage. Holding ability and yields are good. Grows into the classic purple sputnik. Harvest when the size of a cricket ball Large cotyledon leaves in a nice bright green with hint of red make this great as a microgreen.
Grow in a non-acid soil with a pH of about 7, enriched with compost or manure the previous autumn, and firmed down well.
Sow 2cm (3/4″) deep.
Sow/plant 23cm (9″) apart.
Row spacing 30cm (12″) apart.