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A popular plant during the Second World War and treated like spinach.
HOW TO SOW
1in deep in 6in pots during March or directly in the garden.
HOW TO TRANSPLANT
HOW TO PLANT
COMPANION PLANTING:prefer to be planted with
dislike being planted with
HOW TO CARE FOR
Very little care is needed for this vegetable.
PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS EFFECTING
HOW TO HARVEST
Remove leaves as-and-when required.
SAVING SEED OF
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HOW TO STORE
Best used fresh, doesn’t store well.
USING IN THE KITCHEN
Cut away from the main stem and use as spinach. The stem can be cooked for around 15/20 minutes.
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