Organic cabbage grows best in well drained fertile soil that has full sun exposer. It is best to add compost to your soil before planting.
Directly sow your seeds around the last frost and when the soil is at least 50 degrees. Early varieties of organic cabbage should be planted at least 12 inches apart, and late varieties should be planted around eighteen inches apart to allow for maximum yield.
Keep your soil moist and free of weeds. You can add mulch to help retain soil moisture.
Cutworms and aphids can be troublesome to organic cabbage but its biggest pest problem is the cabbage worm. Cabbage worms are the larval phase of the Cabbage White Butterfly. The Cabbage Butterfly will lay its eggs on all members of the cabbage family, including broccoli, kale, and brussels sprouts. You can protect your plants by enclosing each head in a large nylon bag or by growing under a floating row cover. If you find any worms on your plants, handpick and destroy.
Harvest your organic cabbage when the head becomes firm. For the most flavorful heads, harvest when they are size of a softball. Cut as close to the head as possible to allow for late season heads to grow.
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