20 seeds Mammoth Red Rock Cabbage is often used raw for salads and coleslaw or most notably, Sauerbraten. Red cabbage has ten times more vitamin A and twice as much iron as green cabbage. in neutral soils they will grow more purple, while an alkaline soil will produce rather greenish-yellow coloured cabbages. Red cabbage needs well fertilized soil and sufficient humidity to grow. start red cabbage seeds indoors 4 weeks before the last frost.Brassica oleracea Capitata
Mammoth Red Rock Cabbage
- 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