Cabbage – Red Jewel

$3.48

High yielding, with very uniform maturity. The core is short, so it’s ideal for shredding. Nice overall flavour and decent tolerance to cold snaps. Produces large, tightly packed hearts with crisp, ruby red leaves that can be harvested from late July to October. Stores well once harvested.

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Description

Botanical name
Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Family
Brassicaceae

Spacing
Plant a group of 4 seeds every square foot. When 5 cm (2″) tall, thin to 45-60 cm (18-24″) apart in rows 60-90 cm (24-36″) apart.

Depth
Plant seeds 6 mm (¼”) deep.

Requirements
Best in full sun. pH around 6.5-7.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 7-10 days.

Pests
No tolerance to fusarium. Flea beetles, cutworms, cabbage root maggot, cabbage worms and cabbage aphids

Timing
Sow indoors beginning in March and transplant as soon as possible so that it can mature before summertime heat.

Growing
Water early in the day so plant parts above the ground dry as quickly as possible. Control weeds to help keep the pests away.

Harvest
60-75 days from transplant.

Season
Cool, annual