9) Cornish Bare Root Brassicas and Leeks - Vegetable Plants Direct Suppliers Of Vegetable Plug Plants To The Home Gardener.livepages::jquery();?>
Plants Available to order now for delivery probably Late August onwards through to Late October-Early Nov
These superb bare root plants are sent up to us from a grower in Cornwall that we have used for several years now who produce Cornish traditional field grown pulled bare rooted Brassica vegetable plants. Very few growers use this method these days , generally you find brassicas grown in modules, under glass or in plastic tunnels . Hybrid varieties of plants are used for this method which produces uniform vegetables , all at the same time ...... You - the gardener , allotment owner , farm shop ,field gate sales person don't need this . You need good well established varieties which will be ready to cut and eat over a period of weeks . Bare rooted plants are grown and pulled at a larger size when a good root system has been able to develop , they transplant well and soon florish in your own plot.
Established in 1924 they specialise in growing old fashioned traditional varieties in the time honoured way,
Bare rooted plants can live for many days , if the outer leaves turn yellow the heart of the plant remains good and will produce you a cabbage, cauliflower or kale , what ever you choose to try.