87 days. First introduced in 1886, this is really an all purpose cabbage. It can be grown in the south as an early cabbage, producing a good sized head fairly quickly, and can be grown as a late variety in the north. It preforms well during hot and dry summer months, producing large round heads that are good for kraut as well as other preparations.
Minimum of 100 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing: 18-24 inches
Row Spacing: 2-4 feet
For spring planting, start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant when there are 6-8 true leaves.
For fall planting, direct seed or start indoors and transplant when there are 6-8 true leaves. Direct seed is best for fall planting.