Cabbage is easy to grow, and an excellent source of vitamin C. An 84 g serving of cabbage has 2 g of dietary fiber. For best results, plant cabbage in rich humas and fertile loam. This heavy feeder does best in conditions favouring rapid growth, with adequate moisture during the entire growing period. Approximately 200 seeds per gram.
- Transplant to garden when seedlings are 4 to 6 weeks.
- Early varieties should be 45 cm apart, late varieties 60 cm apart.
- Early varieties may split if to much moisture is applied after a dry spell.
Danish Ballhead – Late – 100 days from transplant. Plants 30-45 cm [12-16″] tall, short stemmed, medium large with blue-green colour. Heads average 20 cm [8″] in diameter and weigh 2.5 kg [5-7 lbs] Solid Globe shape with a stubby core. An excellent home, market garden and shipping variety. A good storage cabbage and makes fine quality kraut.