growing cabbages

cabaylaurelJuly 29, 2010

I could not get my cabbages to come to a head. Any suggestions?

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hoodat

That usually happens when the weather is too hot, especially early in their life.
The faster you can get them to grow the tighter heads you will get. Use a high nitrogen fertilizer and don't forget that cabbage is a heavy calcium user.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 4:39AM
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gershon(7)

When did you plant them? It might not be time yet.

But don't worry, the leaves are edible even if they don't head. Pick a few of the nice ones and use them as you would any green.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 1:41PM
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hoodat

Good point. After all collards are nothing but headless cabbages

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 1:53PM
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