800 Seeds Red Acre Cabbage Seeds Organic Non-GMO Vegetable Garden Seeds USARegular price $10.99 Save $-10.99
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- Red cabbage is a nutrient-rich, cruciferous, or Brassica vegetable that’s related to cauliflower and kale. It’s sometimes called purple cabbage since its leaves are a dark purple-reddish color.
- Planting Red Cabbage: Once seedlings have been established and they've grown 2-3 true leaves, it's time to transplant your red cabbage! Do this 2-3 weeks before the last expected frost date. If possible, transplant on a cloudy day so the seedling aren't... Choose a good spot in your garden – raised beds are ideal, but not necessary.
- Red cabbage, also known as purple cabbage, is a cruciferous vegetable that’s delicious both raw and cooked. It’s often eaten raw in salads, steamed, braised or sautéed with other vegetables
- Light requirement: Full Sun. Medium sun Sowing method: Direct sow. Avoid covering the seeds with soil. Keep the seeds moist. Days to Maturity: 65-70 Days Size at Maturity: Generally taste best when harvested when they reach a weight of 1,2 – 1,8 kg Planting time: All Season Attention: Store the seeds in a dry place, do not place them in direct sunlight or high temperature.
- Red cabbage is ready for harvest once they are big enough and have that deep, purple color. Simply pull from the ground gently or use a sharp knife to cut at the bottom. It will take about 70 days from planting to harvest.
- The unusual shade of the leaves is due to the presence of anthocyanins. It can vary from purple to red-violet and blue-lilac. The type of soil also affects it. The leaves turn red, in alkaline soil they turn blue. Anthocyanins give red cabbage a specific island-bitter aftertaste that not everyone likes. But most modern varieties and hybrids bred by breeders lack this unpleasant feature
- Our country has been familiar with this culture for a long time. The first mention of red cabbage was found at the end of the 18th century. Its historical homeland is the Mediterranean. This cabbage is especially common in Turkey, Greece, Tunisia, Algeria.
Red cabbage contains substances called anthocyanins, which are responsible for the red-orange to blue-violet colors found in many fruits and vegetables Growing red cabbage is very similar to growing green cabbage. You'll first need to start seeds indoors (optional), so you'll need a tray, some red cabbage seeds, and starting. Place the tray in a sunny location such as a windowsill Crop: Red Cabbage Growth Time: 9 days Season: Summer When growing indoors from scraps: Simply place the leftover base from where the leaves emerge in a shallow container filled with water. Place the container at the windows or balcony for easier access to light. The roots and leaves should start sprouting in 3 to 4 days. Change the water every few days to ensure there is no drying. Red Acre Cabbage Seeds | Heirloom Non-GMO Coldy Hardy Classic Canonball Vegetable Fall Garden Lettuce Kale Seed. Color ranges from a deep red to a pale, almost pinkish red. Avg. head weight 1 1/2–2 lb. NOTE: We recommend spacing 15–18" apart, as plants grow quite large.