A beautiful, late maturing cabbage with large heads that tend to be somewhat flatter than other varieties.
First introduced to gardners sometime around 1850, this beautiful looking, late maturing cabbage produces a large head that tends to be somewhat flatter than other varieties. The head can grow up to 30 cm (12") across and weigh in at a stunning 5.4 kg (12 lbs)! This is an excellent cabbage for winter storage.
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How To Grow
300 seeds/gram Sow seed indoors in a soil-less mix 5 weeks before last frost date. Sow seed 6 mm (1/4") deep and keep at 20 C (70 F) for the 7-10 day germination period. Grow on at a slightly cooler temperature then harden off and plant outside in late May. Space plants 45 cm (18") apart in rows with the rows 75 cm (30") apart.
Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Days to Emergence
10 to 14
Days to Harvest
Degree of Difficulty
Length of Row Packet
One packet sows approximately 20 m (66') when seedlings are thinned to a 40-50cm (16-18