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Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Flower of Spring'

 

Cabbage 'Flower of Spring'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. Cabbage 'Offenham 2 - Flower of Spring' is a variety that can be grown as Spring or Autumn cropping of solid pointed heads. If sown in Spring in the greenhouse it can be harvested in Autumn. If sown in late Summer or Autumn, outdoors, can be harvested in Winter and Spring.

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plant Features
  • Cabbage Flower of Spring likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Cabbage Flower of Spring likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Cabbage Flower of Spring is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Cabbage Flower of Spring likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Cabbage 'Flower of Spring'

Latin name

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Flower of Spring'

type

Annual

family

Brassicaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Cabbage Flower of Spring likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Cabbage Flower of Spring is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Cabbage Flower of Spring likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Cabbage Flower of Spring likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When to harvest

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Cabbage Flower of Spring is 0.40meters x 0.40meters 0.40 M 0.40 M

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Flower of Spring'

Cabbage is a leafy green (or red, or white) vegetable often with a dense-leaved head. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. Cabbage 'Offenham 2 - Flower of Spring' is a variety that can be grown as Spring or Autumn cropping of solid pointed heads. If sown in Spring in the greenhouse it can be harvested in Autumn. If sown in late Summer or Autumn, outdoors, can be harvested in Winter and Spring.


Propagating by seed

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Sow seeds in trays in the greenhouse in late Winter. Sow the seeds about 1" apart, and thin out the weaker plants as they grow. Or, for a later crop, sow direct in the soil in mid Spring.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Summer

Seedlings started off in the greenhouse should be hardened off gradually before being planted outside. Plant 12" - 24" apart (depending on the size of the variety being grown) and allow at least 1' between rows. Firm the plants in well, and give them a really good puddle of water. Seedlings that were sown direct in the soil should be thinned out to 12" apart (or replanted)

 
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