Cabbage leaves turning purple - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by rwgriggs
April 30, 2009
Planted cabbage & broccoli in garden soil & started growing but now stunted and leaves turning purple

Answer from NGA
April 30, 2009
The purple color can indicate cold overnight temperatures or it could indicate problems with your soil's pH. Have your soil tested to see whether it is too high or too low (most veggies grow best in 6.0-6.5) or if it is lacking a nutrient. Good luck with your cole crops.

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