Ed Hume Seeds

Ballhead Cabbage

CABBAGE Danish Ballhead

Late Season Type

A hardy late type ballhead cabbage with heads 7 to 8 inches in diameter. Excellent for eating fresh or cooked, great for sauerkraut or winter storage. Approximately 110 days to maturity.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Start seed indoors or sow directly outdoors early through midsummer. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch fine soil.

SPACING, THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Space rows 2 to 3 feet apart depending upon space available. Thin or transplant healthiest seedlings 18 to 24 inches apart in rows.

GERMINATION: 5 to 10 days at 70 degree temperatures. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Plant cabbage in sunny location where no cabbage or broccoli was grown the year before. Rich soil and regular waterings are to its liking. Cabbage rows may need to be covered with cheese cloth or agricultural netting if cabbage moths are a problem.


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