Red Express Cabbage

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Organic Red Express Cabbage Seeds

Small, early-producing cabbage

Brassica oleracea
The high-speed train of open-pollinated cabbages.
This smaller red cabbage was bred for Northern climates. Perfect size for home gardening. Dense but not too large. Use for bright coleslaw or homemade sauerkraut.
Product ID# CA0057 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC

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If your garden was a train station, and cabbages were trains, Red Express would arrive ahead of schedule. Because it is a smaller cabbage and was bred for Northern climates, it's an early producer. This red cabbage is the perfect size for home gardening. Dense but not too large, you can try planting this cabbage closer together than most. Great for a bright coleslaw or homemade sauerkraut.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7 to 12 days
Days to Maturity 63 days
Planting Depth ¼ to ½ inch
Spacing in Row 12 to 18 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 to 36 inches
Height at Maturity 8 to 12 inches
Width at Maturity 8 to 12 inches
Growing Instructions

Best grown as an early season cabbage. Direct sow under protection in early March (and perhaps again in early April), or start indoors 6 weeks before last frost and transplant 4 weeks later. Space twelve to eighteen inches apart in the row. Cabbages need plenty of water and fertile soil.

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