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Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'American Savoy'

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

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

Regional

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

Radford, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

This the most vigorous cabbage that I have ever grown. The plant is huge, and the head is big (6 - 8 lbs). As the name implies the leaves are crinkled, both the large outer leaves and the leaves within the head, The head is looser than a standard cabbage and subsequently large for its weight. In the New River Valley it grew like a weed, unfortunately I did not care much for the taste or find very other people who did.