(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 75 days. CABBAGE – MICHIHILI CHINESE produces a Napa type cylindrical 16”H leafy head slightly tapered to a point, 3 ½-4” across weighing 3-5 lb. Dense, narrow leaves with a deeper green outer color. Almost white, firm, crisp interior leaves with wide, flat white ribs. Light green leaves are tender, mild and sweet. Ideal for coleslaw, stir-fries and pickling. Prefers cooler temperatures, drought sensitive. 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