Red Acre – #149
(OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 74-90 days. EARLY. Simply the best early OP Red Cabbage variety available! Reddish-purple, globe shaped heads reach up 6-7“ diameter and weigh approximately 3lb. Compact, short stemmed. One of the best varieties for storage. Add festive color, crispy texture and sweetness to salads, slaws and stir-fries! Resistant to Fusarium Yellows & Race #’s. 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