Barrel shaped to 24cm tall, crumpled light green leaves wrap around, delicate mild mustard taste, suitable for salads, steamed, boiled or can be pickled. Sow spring, summer, autumn in cooler climates and also autumn in warmer areas. 70-85 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|