Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Brassica oleracea (Botrytis group)
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
4 weeks before to 2 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
4 weeks before last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
45-85 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
50-80 days from transplant
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
cabbage loopers, imported cabbageworms, flea beetles, aphids, root maggots
clubroot, black rot, downy mildew, white mold
when buds on the head are firm and tight
protect transplants from hard frosts; sow seeds directly in garden in early summer for a fall crop
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