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Brassica oleracea 'Bay Meadows'

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: oleracea (awl-lur-RAY-see-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bay Meadows

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
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 Dec 18, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"Bay Meadows is a main season, fresh market variety. Plants are upright and vigorous. The heads are uniform and refined with small, tight beads. This is a good variety for summer to mid fall harvesting. " It is early enoght to make in Georgia and is productive. Heads are nicely shaped and reasonably large. More tendency to brown bean than many spring varieties.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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