Popular in the 1800’s. Particularly adapted to overwintering in the field in the lower deserts when small. Short-season, early heading, delicious. Takes up little garden space. 63 Days. Companion plants include dill, chamomile,sage, peppermint, beets and onions
CULTURE: Plant seeds in flats 4-7 weeks early, or after soil reaches 50°F.
SOIL: Prefers soil high in nitrogen and phosphorus.To reach full size, space varieties at least 18″.
WATER: frequently and consistently throughout growing season.
INSECTS & DISEASES: Control cabbage worms with Bacillus thuringiensis and aphids with pyrethrum.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Teaspoon.