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Brassica napus, Rape, Malwira (winter variety)


Malwira is a hardy winter rape variety. Also suitable for use as a green manure.

Sow spring or autumn in situ.

Succeeds in full sun in a well-drained fertile preferably alkaline soil. Succeeds in any reasonable soil. Prefers a heavy soil and cool moist conditions. Sunny days and cool nights are favourable for plant growth whilst dry weather at harvest time is essential.

Edible uses:

Leaves - raw or cooked. Added to salads or used as a potherb.

Immature flowering stems - cooked in much the same way as broccoli. The sprouted seed is often used as the mustard part of mustard and cress. Eaten in salads.

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