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Cabbage Red Acre


Grow as colorful, tasty baby leaves to add to salads (8-14 days) or allow to grow into small compact purple red heads, ideal in coleslaw or pickled (75-95 days). Best sown in early spring or in late summer for fall and winter harvesting. Mature heads store well in cool weather.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Annuals (Grow in All Zones)
Water Needs: Low/Moderate, Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade
Growth Cycle: Annual
Edible: Yes
Color: Purple, Red
Height: g: Up to 3 Feet
Growing Instructions: Start indoors 12 weeks before last frost. Direct sow or transplant in early spring or late summer. Sow 2-3 seeds no deeper than 1/4 inch, 2 feet apart in rich soil with rows no less than 3 feet apart. Keep moist until established.
Maturity (Vegetables Only) 10 - 20 (Microgreens), 30 - 35, 40 - 45, 70 - 75, 75 - 80, 80 - 85, 95 - 100
Growth Rate: Moderate