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This hybrid komatsuna is perfect for following the tomatoes in the cool greenhouse. Perfect as a 'spinach or steamed cabbage type greens' at maturity, the rounded leaves are an attractive medium-dark green. (Baby leaves are also great raw in salads). Good upright growth (Hohei means soldier and it was so named due to the erect plant and ability to "work").
SOW OUTDOORS April - September, thinly into finely prepared soil.
Rows: Allow 12in/30cm between
rows. Thin out To 4in/10cm apart for mature plants, or harvest
unthinned for ‘baby leaf’.
SOW INDOORS October–March to grow in a tunnel or greenhouse, in
trays of compost in gentle warmth.
Transplant to greenhouse border or
large pots when approx. 3in/7.5cm tall Harvest: Outdoor sowings are ready from approx. 21-35 days, indoor sowings from 60 days.
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