Cabbage - Mammoth Red Rock (Brassica oleracea) Organic Mammoth Red Rock Cabbages Heirloom Vegetable
Mammoth Red Rock Cabbage is a classic heirloom circa 1906. This variety is the largest of the Red Cabbages and also the best for pickling. A good storing cabbage that produces 5-8 lb flattened round heads with reddish purple leaves on the outside and right through to the core.
- Full Sun
- Well draining soil
- Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Fertilize the seedlings every 7 to 10 days with a liquid or water soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of suggested measurement.
- Transplant a week or two before last frost. Sow in late spring to transplant out for fall crops.
- OR Direct sow in spring when soil temperature reaches at least 60 F, and all risk of frost has passed. Sow 2-3 seeds every 15 to 18 in apart for small headed varieties, and 24 to 36 in apart for large headed varieties. Thin to the strongest seedling per space.
- Sow in early summer for fall crops.
- Germination is slower at lower soil temperatures.
- Seed Count: 50