Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide
Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Brassica oleracea var. capitata
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
5 weeks before to 2 weeks after last spring frost date
When to sow outdoors:
week of last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
45-95 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
50-100 days from transplant
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
imported cabbageworms, cabbage loopers, aphids, flea beetles, cabbage root maggots
clubroot, black rot, downy mildew, white mold
harvest when heads are firm and softball size
best flavor is achieved when heads mature in cool weather
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