DESCRIPTION: From 1885, famous winter cabbage and one of the hardiest-survives all winter in zone 7. Solid, flat, light green heads weigh 3-5 lbs. heart is more tender than most other cabbages and has milder flavor. Thin blistered leaves with purple flush. Frost improves flavor. Fine for shaded gardens. p>
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica oleracea var. capitata
DAYS TO MATURITY: 100-160
SEEDS PER PACKET: 85
SOURCE CODE: C
GERMINATION DAYS: 6-12
WHEN TO PLANT: Late spring to early summer
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4-1/2"
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Start seedlings in flats or pots. Transplant seedlings 15" apart, with the soil level to the first set of leaves. Firm in well. Prefers rich soil, evenly moist, and well-limed, so dig in organic matter and water when necessary. If cabbage maggot is a problem, use row covers with plenty of room for the plants to grow. Bury the edges so the cabbage fly cannot get into lay its eggs in the soil near the plant. Sow form late spring to early summer for cutting during winter. Matures 9-16 weeks.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: C/Matures 9-16/Harvest 2-4 /Yield 96-383/ Spacing 15-18"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Stores well and tolerates winter cold