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Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Transplant the seedlings in 30-35 days
Space the seedlings at 60cm by 60cm
Harvest in 55-60 days from transplanting
Good things take time and care
Why are my Cabbage seeds not germinating?
Growing conditions like moisture, improper soil temperature, over watering or under watering can all be a reason why your seeds are not germinating.
What are yellowish or brownish spots on my cabbage leaves?
Downy Mildew caused by a fungus can cause formation or yellowish or brownish spots on your cabbage leaves. Use appropriate medicines to get rid of the fungus.
Why won’t my cabbage form a head?
A few reasons why your cabbage plant isn’t forming heads are overcrowding, excess nitrogen. or planting the seedlings in improper weather conditions. Sowing your seeds at the right time is very crucial for head formation.Cabbages grow the best when they are sown in winters.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
This cruciferous vegetable comes with a wide array of health benefits. With only 22 calories and a whole lot of fibre in a cup of cabbage, it is one of thegood carbs which will aid weight-loss. Cabbage is also brain food. It is rich in vitamin K and anthocyanins which help with brain function, concentration and can improve your defence against Alzheimer’s and Dementia. High content of vitamin C in the cabbage helps you detoxify your body. Cabbage is also rich in potassium which can help control your blood sugar levels.
Cabbage is very low in calories but is packed with a lot of essential nutrients. Cabbage contains Fibre, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium , Folate and small amounts of other micronutrients like Vitamin A, Iron and Riboflavin.
1.Ancient healers believed that Cabbage possessed moon power because it grew in the moonlight.
2.High sulphur content in cabbage helps in keratin production which is good for your hair and skin.
3.On his third voyage, Jacques Cartier brought the first cabbage to America between 1541-1542.
If you want to grow Cabbage microgreens, use a flat container and scatter the seeds in a crowded manner. Keep this container indoors. In 10 - 15 days your micro greens will be ready. Uproot the baby plants and consume them.
Water your potted Cabbage plant every alternate day in winter.
Cabbage plant needs full sunlight for at least 6 to 8 hours every day.
Regionally in India, Cabbage is also known as Patta gobhi, Paat gobhi, Muttai kosu, Kosu gadda, Ele kosu, Kobi.
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