Cabbage Red Drumhead new

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An heirloom variety dating back to 1860 which delivers densely packed leaves with a dark red solid heart from Autumn through to Xmas,  Red Drumhead is renowned for cooking and pickling, holding its flavour and deep purple-red colour.

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Cabbage Red Drumhead

Cabbage Red Drumhead. An heirloom variety dating back to 1860 which delivers densely packed leaves with a dark red solid heart from Autumn through to Xmas,  Red Drumhead is renowned for cooking and pickling, holding its flavour and deep purple-red colour.

Cultivation advice Cabbage Red Drumhead

Days to Germination: 10-15

Days To Maturity:  75

Planting Depth: 1/8″

Spacing, Row: 18-24 inches

Spacing, Plant: 12-18″

Light: Sunny Location

  • Start seed indoors or in greenhouse in early spring (5-7 weeks before planting outdoors). Or plant directly outdoors in mid spring for late summer harvest. Can also be sown Jul – Aug for winter harvest.
  • Sow 2-3 seeds together every 12-18 inches. Planting depth 1/8 inch.
  • When seedlings are 1 inch tall thin to one plant every 12-18 inches.
  • Plant cabbage in a sunny location where no cabbage was grown the year before.Keep weed free, moist and protect against pests.