Seeds - Cabbage, Red Express OG

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Description: These neat and tidy little red cabbages are perfect for those who want a smaller portion. Uniform with very nice colour, and much, much earlier maturity than many other cabbage varieties.

Pack Size: 1/32 ounce

Latin Name: Brassica oleracea var. capitata
Main Uses: Culinary

Days to Maturity: 62 days
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 20 - 30 cm ( 8 - 12 inches)
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic

Germination: 4 - 7 days at 15 - 22ºC.
Indoors: 6 - 8 weeks before 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 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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