Red Acre cabbage produces 6" to 7" or 3 lb. reddish-purple heads on beautifully attractive plants that are smaller and earlier producing than other cabbages making it perfect for smaller gardens. Very tasty and especially suited for fresh eating and in coleslaw. This variety also has good resistance to cabbage yellowing.
Cabbage is another member of the Brassica family that is full of nutrients, including vitamins A, B1, B2, and C, as well as various antioxidants. Sow indoors beginning in March and transplant outdoors from April to the end of July. Overwintering cabbage is sown outdoors during July. Optimal soil temperature: 10-30C - 50-85F. Seeds should germinate in 7-10 days. Sow 5mm deep, under very bright light. Space transplants 45-60cm or 18-24 apart in rows 60-90cm or 24-36 apart.
Prefers evenly moist humus-rich soil. All Brassicas benefit from chamomile, dill, mint, rosemary, and sage. Avoid planting near eggplants, peppers, potatoes, or tomatoes.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 25|
|Height (cm):||25 - 40|
|Spread (cm):||45 - 65|