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Walking Stick Cabbage Seed

Image of Brassica oleracea palmifolia
Image of Brassica oleracea palmifolia
Image of Brassica oleracea palmifolia
Image of Brassica leracea palmifolia

Brassica oleracea 'Palmifolia'

  • Also known as Giant Jersey Kale.
  • In time gone by this very tall variety of cabbage was grown for making walking sticks.
  • Of course it's edible too!
  • Biennial.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 30 seeds.

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Pollinator Friendly

In time gone by this very tall variety of cabbage, which is produced on the top of a single stem around 4 feet (1.2 metres) or so tall, was widely grown.

It was cut, trimmed of leaves, dried and then made into walking sticks after being given a coat of varnish or stain. A knob for the hand hold and possibly a door stop as a ferrule completes your walking stick – grow your own walking sticks!

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects if allowed to 'go over' and flower (so if you have room leave any plants in that have gone too far rather than pulling them out straight away).

  • Biennial.
  • Likes a sunny position (will tolerate some shade).
  • Prefers well-drained fertile soil.
  • Can be grown near the sea.
  • Can reach 10 feet (3 metres) high, though 4-5 feet (1.2-1.5 metres) is more normal.
  • Both flowers and leaves are edible.
  • Sow during spring.
  • Plant out 4 feet (1.2 metres) x 2½ feet (75 cm) apart.
  • Flowers May-August.

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A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

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