Cabbage

Variety

Cabbage Marion Market- It is the staple vegetable of gardeners. Cabbages are delectable to eat as fresh salads, stir fried with shrimps, stewed with meat or added in soups. This vegetable is rich in vitamin C, potassium and a good source of fiber. To harvest, cut the heads off just above the root crown with a sharp knife.

Chinese Cabbage (Brassica pekinensis)-  grows best in cool temperature (12 – 22oC). This vegetable will grow in deep, well-drained soils mixed with plenty of compost. The key to growing this plant is regular watering and fertilizing, to promote rapid growth. Plants mature at 60-80 days after sowing. It should be harvested in dry weather before the seed stalks appear (or the cabbage heads will split). 

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