BRASSICA PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS (Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, Mustard, Kohlrabi)

 

Planting Method A-:  Start indoors 4 weeks prior to setting out - several weeks prior to your last Spring frost. Place transplants about 1 foot apart.

Planting Method B-:  Direct seed in garden as soon as the soil can be worked. Thin or transplant when plants are 4 to 5 inches tall. Space about 1 foot apart.

 

 

 

 

CABBAGE

(17 varieties to chose from)

(Approximately 400- 500 seeds/pkt.)

 

All Seasons - 85 days - Round heads, slightly flat on top, good heat resistance, 9 to 12 pound heads.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Brunswick- 90 days-  Flat, drum head, 6 to 9 pounds, good storage type.  Pkt.  $1.50

 

Charleston Wakefield - 75 days - 4 to 6 pound conical heads, bigger and later than Early Jersey Wakefield.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Copenhagen Market- 65 days- Round, solid head, 6 to 8 inch diameter, 3 to 4 pounds.  Not inclined to burst.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Danish Ballhead- 90 days- 7 to 8 inch diameter, 5 to 7 pound heads.  Leaves are very tightly packed so  solid so keep fairly well.  Pkt. $1.50                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Des Vertus Savoy- 60 days- Very curly, small headed super hardy savoy of excellent quality. This one works well in late plantings in cold frames for a late in the season treat. Pkt. $2.00

Drumhead  - 90 days - A nice, late, savoy like cabbage. Slightly crumpled leaves, firm, crisp and tender.  Pkt. $1.75

 

Early Jersey Wakefield- 63 days- Small, pointed  2 to 3 lb heads, quick to mature. Excellent flavor when planted early Pkt. $1.50

 

Frigga Savoy- 85 days- an excellent large 3 pound plus head savoy cabbage that holds well in the field. Pkt. $2.25

Glory of Enkhutzen - 80 days - 8 to 10 pound heads, good keeper, good for sauerkraut.  Round shaped heads.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Golden Acre- 68 days- Round, 3 to 4 pound heads, very uniform.  Pkt. $1.50

 

January King Savoy-95 days.  Slow growing, typical winter cabbage of Britain. Leaves are tinged with a pinkish red color. When I lived in the mild part of Idaho this one grew throughout the winter, hardy down to 10 deg. F. Pkt. $1.50

 

Late Flat Dutch- 115 days- Huge, 10 pound heads that are very flat.  Remember to give plenty of room as the heads are large and flat.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Mammoth Red Rock- 100 days- Very long season, round, 4 to 6 pound, slightly flat heads.  Good red color.  Pkt. $1.50

 

Red Acre- 76 days- Small size (2 to 4 pounds), deep red in color.   Excellent early red cabbage. Pkt. $1.50

 

Red Verone Savoy -90 days.  A nice purplish-red tinged leaved savoy that has good winter hardiness. Color intensifies as cooler weather sets in. Pkt. $2.50

Savoy Chieftain- 90 days- Late, flat, globe shape, crinkled leaves, tolerates insects better than regular green cabbage, 4 to 6 pound heads.  Pkt. $1.50

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Sand Hill Preservation Center

Heirloom Seeds & Poultry

1878 230th Street

Calamus, IA 52729

563-246-2299

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