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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Cabbage

Rich in vitamins C

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 3 to 5 plants
  • Approximate planting per person per year, process, 3 to 5 plants
  • 0.25 ounce of seeds for 100 feet of row for direct seeding. Normally planted in the garden as plants.
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 24 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 12 inches between plants in row
  • 70 to 80 days from planting to eating stage
  • 90 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 31 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • Cabbage questions and answers
  • Recommended varieties
    • Stonehead
      Very early, small head
    • Golden Acre
      Early excellent quality
    • Bravo
      Mid to late season; excellent quality
    • Market Prize
      Blue to green, widely adapted
    • Savoy Ace
      Good quality savoy type
    • Head Start
      Early, medium size head
    • Charmant
      Early, small head
    • Conquest
      Mid-season, medium size head
    • Gourmet
      Mid-season, medium to large head
    • Green Cup
      Mid-season, medium to large head
    • Cheers
      Late to season, large head
    • Rio Verde
      Late to season, large head
    • Red Ace
      Red, firm head
    • Royal
      Red, stores well
    • Regal Red
      Early
    • Ruby Perfection
      Late, deep red color

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 5 to April 5
      Aug. 1 to 15
    • Central Missouri
      March 20 to April 20
      July 20 to Aug. 5
    • North Missouri
      April 1 to 20
      July 20 to 30

G6201, revised April 2000

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