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PlantFiles: Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Autumn King'

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

Category:
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This is a large late drumhead type, very similar to Late Flat Dutch. I did not find that it had any advantages over the Late Flat Dutch despite claims of higher tonnage per acre. Seeds are hard to find, so I stick with the Flat Dutch

Regional...

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

Troy, Virginia



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