Savoy cabbage matures later than other cabbages, but survives late enough to be harvested after frost, even in snow. Heavily crumpled drum-shaped heads. Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.
FROST TOLERANCE: Protect young plants from frost, especially after transplanting. Mature plants can stand temps. as low as 10° F.
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: Water frequently and consistently throughout growing season.
INSECTS AND DISEASES: Control cabbage worms with Bacillus thuringiensis and aphids with pyrethrum.
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1 Teaspoon.