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- Brassica oleracea var. capitata, Cabbage
- Brassicaceae family
- Sunlight: : full sun. Can tolerate light shade but will slow maturity. Light shade can be beneficial in warm weather.
- Soil Conditions: prefers well-drained, fertile soil, high in organic matter.
- Early Jersey Wakefield (90 days) Fast, productive, large dense heads.
- Charmant (66 days) 3-4 pound blue-green heads. Suited for close plantings.
- Alcosa (65 days) Savoy type, 2-4 pound heads, puckered leaves sweet and mild.
Common pests and diseases
- Cabbage worm
- Cabbage looper
- Flea beetle
- Club root
- Cabbage yellows
This publication was created by Master Gardeners Rick Judd and Gail Hermenau. Photos courtesy of Gail Hermenau.
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