(OP) HEIRLOOM. 75 days. It is a Southern Favorite! Excellent flavor. Cabbage early round Dutch variety has small compact 12-18”H plant produces short-stemmed, short core, uniform solid oval heads of dark blue-green, cup-shaped leaves. The slightly crinkled heads average 10-12” in diameter and weigh 3-5 lbs. Does well in warmer climates. Slow to bolt. Good wrapping leaves for stuffing and fillings. Excellent choice for fresh markets and home gardens. Approximately 7,812 seeds per ounce or 125,000 seeds per pound
CABBAGE FAMILY (Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, Chinese cabbage, kale and kohlrabi)
Companions: Beet, celery, chard, cucumber, lettuce, onion, potato, spinach.
Allies: Chamomile and garlic improve growth and flavor.
Catnip, hyssop, rosemary and sage deter cabbage moth. Dill improves growth and health. Mint deters cabbage moth and ants, improves health and flavor. Nasturtium deters bugs, beetles, aphids. Southernwood deters cabbage moth, improves growth and flavor. Tansy deters cabbageworm and cutworm. Thyme deters cabbageworm.
Enemies: Kohlrabi and tomato stunt each other’s growth.
CABBAGE: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
ALS – Alternia Leaf Spot
BR – Black Rot
BSR – Bacterial Soft Rot
FY – Fusarium Yellows