Cabbage Chinese One Kilo Slow Bolt Seeds

Cabbage Chinese One Kilo Slow Bolt Seeds

Brassica rapa var. pekinensis (hybrid)

Item #0276

50-55 days. Also called Napa cabbage, One Kilo Slow Bolt has a delicate flavor, a soft texture in between that of lettuce and regular cabbage, and is easy to digest. This variety produces sooner than other varieties and is slow to bolt. Ideal for short seasons and quick cropping. Sow in spring or in late summer for a fall crop of full-sized cabbages. Grows best at 60°F - 65°F.

This packet sows four 8-foot rows.

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Days to Emerge:
10 - 15 Days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 15"

Row Spacing:

Thin (and eat!) to 1 every 15"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost, or 8 to 10 weeks before average first fall frost.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost for spring planting, or 8 to 10 weeks before average first fall frost for fall crop. Start in pulp pots that go directly in the ground for minimal transplant shock. Young plants may bolt if exposed to prolonged temperatures below 50°F, or extended heat.

Harvesting: Fall crops should be harvested before a hard frost (though it may be hardy down to 28°F or lower when protected with row cover). Spring crops should be harvested before seed stalks form. Harvest heads after they firm up and are solid but not too hard. Cut just above the soil surface (young, tender, edible leaves may sprout from stump!) As you are thinning seedlings, use the tender young leaves in salads, or you can harvest whole plants when they are young, 3"-4" tall.

Artist: Jackie McFarland

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