Cabbage Brassica oleracea
How to sow cabbage: Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off.
Sun requirement for cabbage: Plant in Full Sun
Cabbage has been planted 26 times by Growstuff members.
Cabbage is a member of the Brassica family and related to kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and cauliflower. It's dense, layered heads grow on stalks and are surrounded by looser outer leaves. It's leaves can be green, white, or purple in color, and smooth or crinkly in texture. Depending on the variety, the head can be round, oblong, or flat. Cabbage prefers cooler temperatures and is best planted in the spring or fall.
Median lifespan16 weeks
First harvest expected27 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected29 weeks after planting
Companionsblue lake bean cumin
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cabbage is a variety of Brassica oleracea