Growing Calendar for Cabbage Seeds - Red Rookie F1 Hybrid
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Cabbage 'Red Rookie' F1 Hybrid is the earliest red cabbage! Ready from mid-August onwards Red Rookie has good holding ability and is resistant to splitting. Outstanding for quality and flavour.
Red cabbage is the traditional cabbage for pickling, but is perfect as a colourful and flavoursome winter vegetable or shredded finely and added to salads. They have good holding ability or can be stored for a few months.
The earliest red cabbage
Sow Indoors: February-March thinly ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: March - May, thinly ½in (1cm) deep in a seed bed. Keep soil moist at all times. Protect from frost.
Thin Out: 4in (10cm) apart.
Plant Out: April-May into the required harvest position 18in (45cm) apart with 18in (45cm) between each row when plants have 3-4 true leaves.
Protect from Cabbage White Butterfly with netting.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations.
These have germinated well and grown quickly, have just hardened them off and planted out.
almost a 100% germination after sowing around 50 seeds, way more cabbage than I could eat. The seedlings look glorious and are growing rapidly into healthy young plants.
Last year's were excellent, looking forward to this years.
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