Ruby Perfection

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Deepest red colored cabbage. Uniform 3 - 4 pound head for home garden or market.

V17003 : Ruby Perfection
Treatment * Pkg Size ** Price
Treated 1M seeds $9.60
Treated 5M seeds $45.00
Treated 25M seeds $210.00
Treated 100M seeds $780.00
* M = 1,000
** US prices shown in USD
Attributes
Item Number
V17003
Maturity (days from transplant)
86
Direct Seeding
Add 10 - 15 days
Head Weight (pounds)
3 - 4
Head Type
Round
Color
Purple Red
Hybrid  
Yes
Treatment
Standard Treatment
Popular For
Fresh Market, Home Garden
Canada
No

Growing Tips

Planting

Transplant early cabbage soon enough that it matures before the heat of summer. Planting two or three varieties with different maturities can provide harvest over a longer period of time. Late cabbage must be started during the heat of mid-summer, but it develops its main head during the cooling weather of fall. It may be transplanted or direct seeded. Plants should be planted 12” - 24” apart depending on variety and the desired head size. Sow cabbage seeds ¼” - ½” deep.

Planting Guidelines - Cabbage
Approximate Seeds per Pound:
107,000 - 128,000
Seeding Rate per Acre by Weight:
1.9 - 2.2 oz
Seeding Rate per Acre in M (1,000):
15.2 M
Seeding Rate Seeds per 1,000 foot of Row:
1,000
Seed or Plant Spacing In Row:
12"
Seed or Plant Spacing Between Rows:
36"
Seed or Plant Spacing Depth:
.3 - .5"
Recommended Soil Temperature:
50 - 60°F
Days to Germination:
6 - 10
Management

Use starter fertilizer when transplanting and side-dress with nitrogen after plants are half grown. Keep your plants out of intense sunlight and heat of summer. Common problems are Yellow or Fusarium Wilt, as well as cabbage worms.

Harvest

Cabbage can be harvested anytime after the head has formed. For highest yield, cut the cabbage heads when they are solid (firm to hand pressure) but before they crack or split. When heads are mature, a rain may cause heads to crack or split.

Storage

Fresh, uncut heads of cabbage can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Cover loosely with a plastic bag or use perforated bags. Do not wash cabbage before storing; the extra moisture will hasten deterioration.