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.
Plant seed 1/2 inch deep as early as the ground can be worked and make a second planting 6 weeks before frost. Approximately 1700 seeds/pkt. UPDATED FOR 2020
Old Fashioned - 45 days - Long, ruffled leaves, common old fashioned salad green. This one likes to reseed easily and you can usually get a fall crop from the seed produced from the plants that go to seed from the Spring crop. Pkt. $1.50
Red Giant- 50 days- Beautiful purple-red, slightly curled leaves. Does best when planted mid-July onward. We had it easily survive to -5 ˚F with a snow cover . Flavor improves with a light frost. Pkt. $1.50
Southern Giant Curled- 50 days- Rich, dark green, deep fringed leaves. This one is a bit on the spicey side Pkt. $1.25
Tendergreen- 45 days- Fast growing, quick source of greens for humans and poultry. This one grows fast in any weather and does make a quick tasty crop for poultry. It is also the mildest flavored of all of the ones we offer. Pkt. $1.50