20 seeds Brunswick Cabbage is a german heirloom that dates as far back as the 18th Century. Thsese dense large heads are perfect for makeing kraut. We find it to be a longer season type cabbage. It's best to get this one started in spring. heads can get to around 8lbs! though it is grown as an annual, we have grown them for years! Best verity for north easten USA. 90-100 days.Brassica oleracea var. capitata f
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun