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China Express Chinese Cabbage pk/50

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SKU CB16-50
$1.50
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Planting Instructions
Disease Resistant
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80 days. Brassica rapa. (F1) Plant produces good yields of Napa type Chinese cabbage. The heads average 10 to 12 inches in diameter and weigh 4 to 5 lbs. Cabbage has crisp glossy leaves and is used in stir-frys and raw in salads. Slow to bolt. Most popular chinese cabbage grown by home gardeners. Excellent choice for home gardens. Disease Resistant: TB.

Lot No: 15-1517-O

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 09/17

Seeds Per Pound: 144,000

Plant Height: 12 to 14” tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Chinese Cabbage
Brassica oleracea - Capitata Group

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"70 F to 85 F 7 to 10 daysPartial Shade / Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 3 to 4"36"18 - 24"55 - 85 days
Chinese Cabbage Seed Planting Information:

Cabbage grows best when daytime temperatures are under 80 F. High fertility, improper water conditions, and heat can cause loose, puffy heads. Spring planting should occur as soon as soil can be worked, 3 to 5 weeks before last frost, and fall planting done around June or July. Plants can grow 6 to 12" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Maintain consistent moisture to prevent heads from cracking. Water on the sides of the plant and avoid wetting any part of the plant.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro twice a month.

Harvest Tips:

Cut heads with sharp knife at ground level.


TB - Tip Burn

Type: Physiological Disorder

Tip Burn is caused by inadequate transport of calcium to rapidly growing tissues. It has caused severe loses to growers in the United States and Europe. It affects Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, and lettuce. Uneven rainfall and watering, high temperatures, high humidity, windy conditions, dry soil conditions, and rapid growth are all factors. Tip burn consists of a breakdown of the plant tissue near the center of the head and develops as the crop approaches maturity. The inner leaves of heads of cabbage are affected, often without external symptoms. The inner leaves turn dark brown, then to a black color. Symptoms can extend from a few small brown spots on interior leaf edges, to large areas of the leaf turning brown and eventually decaying. Secondary rot caused by bacteria can follow tip burn and heads of cauliflower can be severely affected. No completely effective controls are known, but excessive soil moisture and insufficient soil moisture have both been suspected as contributing to a calcium deficiency. Managing irrigation can regulate and control plant growth and calcium deficiency. The best option is to use varieties resistant to tip burn.

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