Red Acre Cabbage Seeds - (Brassica oleracea)
- Seed Count:
- Approx 100 seeds per pack
- Days to Maturity:
- 74-100 days
- Days to Germination:
- 7-10 days @ 70F
- Plant Spacing:
- Light Preference:
- Full sun to partial shade depending on climate
- Soil Requirements:
- Well drained
- Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
Red Acre Cabbage
An early variety that forms dense round brilliantly deep red/purple heads that are 5-7 inches wide and 2-4 pounds. Small compact short-stemmed plants produce heads that are solid even in early stages and are resistant to yellowing and splitting.
Holds up better in the garden without splitting and stores better in cool conditions longer than any other cabbage. Well known for consistently forming a solid, good-keeping head.
Cabbage was selected from a wild perennial cabbage along the coasts of England. Cabbage has evolved over time with different head shapes, colors and growth habits.
Home-grown cabbage fresh from your garden has a sweet flavor you've missed with the store bought varieties. Raw cabbage is sliced and used in salads or with mayonnaise as the familiar coleslaw. It may be cooked as an ingredient of soups, stews and stuffing's. May be best known as sauerkraut or in other cooking traditions as pickled cabbage.
In the fall pull the plants-roots and all- and hang upside-down in a cool basement or root cellar. Heads will keep at least a month longer under ideal conditions.