(OP) HEIRLOOM. 65 days. A simply beautiful and flavorful addition to your garden! This early variety produces 1-3 lb crisp light green heads with vibrant deep reddish-purple leaf margins. Can be sown in spring or fall but fall usually works better. Very cold tolerant. The crinkly leaves make it a perfect option for wrapping and stuffing. Excellent for storage. Brightens winter soups, stir-fries and summer slaw dishes! 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