Seeds - Cabbage, Red Kalibos
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Description: Kalibos is a stunning cabbage - the deep purple, conical heads have wide, round hips. Sweet and tender! Long-storing!
Pack Size: 100 seeds per pack
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 the last frost. Provide warmth until germination then moves 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.
Fertilizing (Containers): Plant in a compost 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.