This swede is the ideal kitchen swede, It has bitter-free, creamy-yellow flesh.
Brora a delicious, warming winter vegetable. It also has outstanding winter hardiness,
and can be harvested from autumn right through to the New Year. The
foliage has good mildew resistance, and has excellent storage qualities.
Brora prefers a rich, well manured soil.
Sow the seed from mid May to late June. Sow thinly, 1cm (½ inch) deep in drills 38cm (15 inches) apart in soil that has been raked to a fine
When the seedling is large enough to handle, thin out to 15cm (6 inches) apart, taking care not to damage the roots.
Keep the plants well watered and hoe regularly. The roots can be stored in barely damp peat, soil or sand for winter use.