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Practical Horticulture for Busy People.
About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Brassica rapa (Pekinensis group)
spring and fall
Time needed to reach transplant size:
When to transplant to garden:
4 to 6 weeks before last spring frost date
When to sow outdoors:
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
45-95 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
60-90 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
when leaves are 10 inches tall and still loose
best planted as a fall crop, since plants tend to bolt when weather turns warm
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