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June 4, 2015

Cabbage Red

Cabbage RedDelicious, early maturing red cabbage. Burpee Exclusive Salad Delight is a delicious, early maturing red cabbage with a 3 lb. head. An outstanding slicing cabbage with well-marbled firm, glossy crimson leaves and pure white ribs. GARDEN HINTS: For earlier harvest, sow seeds indoors in a sunny spot or under plant lights 6 to 8 weeks before outdoor planting date- this works for both the spring and fall! If purchasing plants in the fall, plant upon arrival and harvest before heavy frost hits. Avoid planting in garden area where cabbage family was grown the year before. Withstands light frost. Sun: Full Sun Spread: 12  inches Height: 9-18  inches Days to Maturity: 50  days Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Cabbage Late (Flat Dutch)

Cabbage Late (Flat Dutch)Cabbage is known as a cool season crop, thriving when daytime temperatures fall between 55 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures over 80 degrees will cause this plant to bolt, so many gardeners choose to plant their cabbage late enough in the year that the plants will reach maturity in winter. In warmer regions and moderate climates of the United States, cabbages keep well in winter fields. 100 days. The standard, giant flat cabbage that is good for storage. 10 to 15-lb heads are of high quality; delicious flavor. This heirloom was introduced by European settlers in the 1860’s

Cabbage Early (Stone Head)

Cabbage Early (Stone Head)One of the earliest maturing varieties. Customer Favorite! Earliana has small, deep, round, green heads up to 4 1/2 to 5" across with superb flavor and weigh in at 2 lb. or more. As its name implies, Earliana matures early: ready in just 60 days after setting plants in garden. GARDEN HINTS: For earlier harvest, sow seeds indoors in a sunny spot or under plant lights 6-8 weeks before outdoor planting date. Avoid planting in garden area where cabbage family was grown the year before. Stands light frost. Sun: Full Sun Spread: 12  inches Height: 9-18  inches Days to Maturity: 60  days Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel SproutsOutstanding flavor and easy to harvest. Octia has densely packed dark leaves and is easy to harvest, prepare and enjoy. It's one irresistible sprout: a mini cabbage with maximum flavor. Spread: 12  inches Height: 36  inches Thinning: 12 inches Days to Maturity: 78  days Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Broccoli Raab

Broccoli RaabBest when grown in cool weather. Customer Favorite! Matures very quickly from seed. Green shoots have a captivating flavor. Cut 6" pieces when they are the size of a quarter. You'll love it lightly saut‚ed with garlic and olive oil, fresh in salads and boiled soups. Sun: Full Sun Spread: 12  inches Height: 2-3  feet Days to Maturity: 50  days Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Broccoli

BroccoliLatin Name: Brassica oleracea Description: Broccoli is a hardy vegetable of the cabbage family that is high in vitamins A and D. It develops best during cool seasons of the year.When broccoli plants of most varieties are properly grown and harvested, they can yield over an extended period. Side heads develop after the large, central head is removed. Two crops per year (spring and fall) may be grown in most parts of the country. New heat tolerant varieties allow broccoli to be produced in all but the hottest parts of the season.
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