White stemmed open-leaved. Fast growing. Rich in vitamin A, B and C. Eat raw in salads or cooked as other cabbages. Harvests over long period. Sow autumn also after last frost. 45-60 days.
Brassica oleracea var. capitata
Possibly the most ancient of today's vegetables; cultivated for over 4000 years. Stores well in cool humid conditions. Likes rich well drained soil with pH above 6.0 and sunny position, keep well watered. Will cross-pollinate with other Brassicas to keep seed pure grow only one Brassica. Sow early spring, end of summer to winter, mature plants tolerate frost.
200-380 seeds per gram
Cabbage, Chinese planting information:
|Plant space cm:||35-60|
|Row space cm:||50-75 |
|Best soil temp:||10-35 °C|
|Number of seeds per gram:||200-380|
|Rate per hectare:||300g|
|Average days to maturity:||60-110|