Red cabbage is a beautiful form of one of the oldest-known vegetables. Flavor is like that of green cabbage. Excellent boiled or stir-fried. Add red cabbage for color in salads and other dishes, but be aware that the color turns a faded purple as the cabbage is cooked.
I need at least 4 hours of afternoon sun but can go all day
- 75 Days
Watch out for cabbage loopers, cabbageworms, cabbage root maggots, slugs, aphids, and flea beetles. Disease-wise, black leg, black rot, and clubroot and yellows can occur.
Harvest heads when they’re firm and feel solid. Immediately harvest any heads that crack or split. Cut heads from the base of the plant.