Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
4 weeks before to 3 weeks after last spring frost
When to sow outdoors:
16 weeks before first fall frost, for a fall crop
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
Days to maturity:
85-95 days from transplant
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
imported cabbageworms, cabbage loopers, cabbage root maggots, flea beetles, aphids
black rot, clubroot, downy mildew, white mold
pick sprouts from the bottom up when they are 1 to 1-1/2 inches wide
flavor improves after a light frost
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