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Red Jewel Hybrid

  • Product Code: 57
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2.99

Pkt (≈ 50 seeds)

This popular variety is a heavy producer of large round heads. Vigorous plants are easy to grow, but should be timed so heads mature in cool weather. The vitamin-rich heads are delicious cooked or raw in salads and coleslaw.

  • Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2" (6-13mm)
  • Seed Spacing: 4" (10cm)
  • Spacing Between Rows: 24-36" (61-91cm)
  • Days to Germination: 5-14
  • Spacing After Thinning: 18-24" (46-61cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 75

When and Where to Plant: Start early varieties indoor 5-7 weeks before last frost. Before planting, harden plants for one week, by putting outdoors during the day. Sow late varieties in late spring. A late summer planting is recommended in mild winter areas. Plant in a sunny locations where cabbage was not grown the previous year. Enrich soil with vegetable food. Firm soil over seed, keep moist.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize every 4-6 weeks, Protect from insects!

Harvest: Harvest when head is firm, cutting just below lowest leaves.

Your Health: A great source of vitamin C.