PlantsBrassicas→Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Early Jersey Wakefield')

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Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12-18 inches (30-45 cm)
Plant Spread: 15-18 inches (38-45 cm)
Uses: Vegetable
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
Ca (Calcium)
S (Sulfur)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Provide darkness
Needs specific temperature: Bottom heat to germinate; then cooler temps after true leaves and potting up, to transplant time
Days to germinate: 3-5 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inches-1/2 inches
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Parentage: Wakefield x other varieties being grown in the area around Mr. Francis Brill's farm in New Jersey..
Child plants: one child plant

Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbages @ 33 days from sowing seeds.

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Location: Indoors, under 4 fluorescent shop lightsDate: 09/08/2011Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbages @ 33 days from sowing seeds.
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Location: Houston, Texas, bright, indirect sun; grown in a 6.5 gallon BucketDate: 2011-10-11Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbages @ 66 days from sowing seeds.
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Courtesy Annie's Heirloom Seeds
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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Courtesy Sustainable Seed Company
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1910 Henderson Seed catalog image - Courtesy of the Victory Seed
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Comments:
Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 2, 2013 8:42 AM

This 19th century variety has stood the test of time. It is early, although there are modern varieties that are earlier, and dependable. Small pointed heads that run about two lbs. I prefer the Charleston Wakefield, which is larger and only about a week later.

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