Large flat purple-red to 2.5kg, red throughout, fine flavour, excellent cooking, salads or pickling, late maturing. Stores well. 100-110 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 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|