Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata)| Top Details, Best Uses, Amazing Facts

Common Names : Cabbage

Regional Name

Hindi : Gobi
Marathi : Pankobi

Scientific Name : Brassica oleracea var. capitata

Height : 50 cms to 100 cms

Width : 50 cms to 100 cms

Water Need : Normal 

Light : Sun Growing , Semi Shade 

Mainly Grown For : Foliage 

Flowering Season : September , October , November , December   

Flower Colour : Yellow 

Leaf Color : Green

Form : Rounded , Upright

 

Highlights :

Grows best in cooler regions

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Remarks

Climate – It is a cool season crop. It grows best in relatively cool moist climate temperature 25 c.

Soil – It can be grow on all types of soils. It does not grow well on highly acidic soil. And is best grown between ph 5.5 – 6.5.

Planting distance – Seedling become ready for transplanting in 4 – 5 weeks the early main season variety are transplanted at a distance of 45 cm and 60 – 70 cm and plant to plant respectively.

Manure and fertilizer – 18 gm nitrogen, 5 gm phosphorus and 5 gm potassium per meter square. While planing tin the garden – any good fertile garden soil will do.

Watering – The first irrigation should be given immediately after transplanting. Heavy irrigation is avoided, at the time of maturity of heads.

Harvesting – Cabbage is harvesting from December – April the early variety take 60 – 80 days, while latt ones 100 – 120 days. Varieties available now can be grown through out the year. However during off season higher pest incidance is observed.

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