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PlantFiles: Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Green Briar'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea var. capitata
Cultivar: Green Briar

Category:
Biennials
Vegetables

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Apr 30, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Early hybrid particularly adapted for spring and summer sowing in tropical highlands. Oblate dark green heads weigh up to 4.5 pounds and hold well during transport. Excellent yielder and tolerant to Black Rot and Cabbage Yellows. Harvest begins 69 to 72 days from transplanting.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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