Approximately 8.18 will be added to all international orders for shipping expense and 1.00 per unit thereafter USA to USA shipping is free. Brassica oleracea var. capitata Red Acre Cabbage Brassica oleracea var capitata- You will be impressed with the crisp, tender 6-7” heads of this bright red-purple cabbage that will add vivid color as well as beauty to your garden and table. Very split resistant and stores very well. It is the best open pollinated early variety there is! 65 Days from transplant. Sow seeds ¼”below soil surface indoors before last frost, then harden off for outdoor planting Uses: Fresh in salads, Pickled, canned Planting Depth - 1/4" Seed Spacing - Sow indoors and plant outside 18" apart Days to Germinate - 6-12 Row Spacing - 12" Days to Maturity -64 days Sowing instructions: Sow indoors in flats or small pots and keep warm. Transplant in early spring in a well prepared seed bed. Water well before germination then water as needed. Optimum soil temperature is 55-75 degrees F. Plant Care: For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly. Harden off- and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly. After harvest cure in the sun for several days Growing Tips: Keep plants well watered Seed can be sown indoors 6 weeks before last frost date Plant Care: Grow in a standard potting mix Place in bright filtered light Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil Keep moist and feed once a month Transplant when large enough to handle into pots Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting Do not allow to remain in standing water Fun Facts: Cabbage is a good source of Vitamin C In Greek mythology the cabbage sprang from fallen tears of a Thracian king who was about to be killed by Dionysus for uprooting some of his favorite grapevines Cabbage was an expensive vegetable in Roman days By the 15th century cabbage was widely used and cultivated in Europe Cabbage was brought to the New World by early settlers This variety was introduced in 1840 Perfect for salads Heads weigh in at 2-4 pounds By the 15th century cabbage was widely used and cultivated in Europe It is believed that cabbage has been cultivated for over 4000 years Cabbage was brought to the New World by early settlers ================================================ All seed descriptions are based on careful study, research and our own growing experiments. 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