Ed Hume Seeds

Late Flat Dutch Cabbage

CABBAGE Late Flat Dutch


A large late cabbage with oval flattened heads. It has blue green outer leaves with a creamy white interior. Excellent for fall harvest and winter storage. Good for cole slaw, sauerkraut and steamed or stir-fried. Approximately 100-110 days to maturity.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

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

SPACING, THINNING & 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 row may need to be covered with cheese cloth or agricultural netting if cabbagemoths are a problem.

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