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PlantFiles: Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Early Flat Dutch'

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

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Category:
Vegetables

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:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill 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.

Regional...

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

Cumberland, Maryland
Radford, Virginia
Troy, Virginia



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