Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Early Flat Dutch'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

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:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Cumberland, Maryland

Radford, Virginia

Troy, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 10, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a midseason version (85 days) of the Late Flat Dutch. It is a large (10+ lbs) flat head (drum head) cabbage. It was very popular with small growers in Virginia.Like most of the drum head types it is better for cooking than eating fresh.