Swede Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Brassicas (Cabbage family) ●
Will grow in most good soils.
Sun or partial shade.
Cold weather can improve flavour and texture.
Not usually required.
Single Plants: 25cm (9") each way (minimum)
Rows: 20cm (7") with 40cm (1' 3") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow direct into soil late summer to autumn.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Water well in dry periods.
Harvest when the swede is well developed. In milder areas can be left in the ground, otherwise lift and store them in boxes of sand.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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