Seeds - Cabbage, Amarant OG

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Description: An absolutely gorgeous deep-red cabbage that tolerates summer heat and delivers on sweet flavour and crunchy texture. Considered one of the best open-pollinated red cabbages available.   

Pack Size: ~100 seeds

Latin Name: Brassica oleracea
Main Uses: Culinary

Days to Maturity: 75 - 90 days
Exposure: Full sun
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 4 - 7 days at 15 - 22ºC.
Indoors: 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost. Provide warmth until germination then move to a cooler yet sunny spot or under lights. Apply Sea Magic™ from first watering.
Outdoors: Direct seed once the soil is workable.
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Spacing: Spacing seedlings 12" apart in rows 18'' apart.
Direct Seed Spacing: Sow seeds 3" apart in rows 18" apart. Thin seedlings to 12".
Planting Out: Plant in well-drained fertile soil once seedlings are established and risk of frost has passed.

Growing in Containers: May be grown in large pots or raised beds.

Fertilizing (Containers): Plant in a composty soil mix, then supplement regularly with a balanced organic fertilizer.

Watering (Containers): Water deeply as the soil becomes dry to the touch. During the hot months, check daily.

Growing in Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.

Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed amended with compost. No additional fertilizer is required.

Watering (Garden): Water new transplants regularly to establish roots. Once established, water deeply as required.

Pest/Disease Issues: Protect from flea beetles by using floating row covers, from planting time. Use BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) to control cabbage moths.

Suitability for Indoors: Cabbage can be grown indoors, but this is a specialized project.

What about Grow Lights? Grow lights are required to grow this crop indoors. 

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