Cabbage Farao (Summer)
Cabbage Farao (Summer)

Cabbage Farao (Summer)

  • An early season hybrid with a compact head and a sweet and peppery taste.
  • Superb flavour when harvested young and tender from May.
  • Excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants
  • Heavy and dense, weighing 3 - 5lb (1.3 – 2.3kg) with juicy, tightly packed heads.
  • Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out.

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Item: 380107
12 x Plugs - Item: 380107
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A superb early season cabbage, ‘Farao’ produces tasty green heads over several months of the year.

Cropping from May, it is best picked when young and tender. The juicy dark green leaves have a wonderful sweet and peppery flavour, whether used raw in salads and coleslaw or traditionally steamed, boiled or braised. Hearty and healthy, they are packed full of vitamin C and antioxidants.

These hardy cabbages will thrive in a sunny position in well-cultivated, moisture-retentive soil with good drainage, although are best not planted in soil that has been manured in the preceding 12 months.

Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out. Grows to 30cm in height and spread.

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Supplied as 12 plug plants, ready to grow on or plant out. Grows to 30cm in height and spread.

Plant Care Information

Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

  • Apply a high nitrogen fertiliser in early spring to give over-wintered plants a welcome boost.
  • Eat the outer dark green leaves, as these have the most nutrients.
  • As with all brassicas, crop rotation will help deter pests and diseases.

Care Information

How to grow Cabbage

  • Plant into well-cultivated soil 45cm (18in) apart and water well.
  • Consider protecting young plants against butterflies and caterpillars by covering with fleece or fine netting.


  • May to July


  • Once plants are established, feed every 14 days with a potash-rich fertiliser.
  • Keep well watered, watering the soil rather than directly onto the leaves.

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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
30 cm
30 cm
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