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Cabbage Seeds - 25 g

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Cabbage is a biennial vegetable which humans have been consuming for years because of its impressive nutritional makeup. If glowing skin, healthy immune system, happy gut, and weight-loss is what you want to achieve, Cabbage is one power vegetable that you should add to your daily diet!

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Alternate days

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    12-13 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    Winter

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in seedling tray

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Transplant the seedlings in 30-35 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Space the seedlings at 60cm by 60cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 55-60 days from transplanting

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Fill the cells/cups with a good growing medium.
  • When grown indoors, ideal growing medium for Cabbage is Coco peat.When grown outdoors, use fine sand.
  • Sow 2-3 cabbage seeds per cell/cup. Cabbage seeds are very small. Avoid sowing them in too deep.
  • Place your seeds on the surface of the medium and use the inside with the tip of a pencil and cover the surface with coco peat ensuring that the seeds are covered.
  • Alternately, you can also make shallow depressions in the medium using the back of a pencil and put your seeds inside these depressions and cover them up with coco peat.
  • Keep the seedling tray indoors till the seeds germinate.
  • Provide 2 tablespoons of water every day to the seeds. Of you can also keep the seed tray in another tray full of water for half an hour so that the water will be absorbed by the seed cells from the bottom, via drainage holes.
  • To encourage germination, place the seed tray in a box or cover it with paper for first 4-5 days.
  • If seeds are planted outdoors on seed beds, protect them from heavy rainfall or direct sunlight.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • Cabbage seeds will germinate within 6 - 8 days and tiny sprouts will be visible at this stage.
  • Second week onwards your seedlings will start growing into a plant. At this stage expose the seedling tray to more sunlight to encourage leaf growth.
  • Keep one seedling per hole and cut off the smaller seedlings using a pair of scissors.
  • 30 to 35 days after the seed sowing, your seedlings will be ready to transplant in container pots or raised beds.
  • Choose a container with a minimum depth of 8 inches & bigger spread area Like crates or big trays based on your requirements and available space.
  • Ideal planting mixture for Cabbage: 2 part garden soil & 1 part Organic Manure OR part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
  • Transplant the seedling along with root ball of a medium.
  • Before transplanting the seedlings, use a good quality organic manure in the soil with 2:1 ratio. Organic fertilizer can be well rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, compost or vermicompost.
  • Cabbage plants needs full sunlight in winters. Place your containers in an ideal spot accordingly.
  • Water your potted Cabbage plant every alternate day in winter.
  • For an even shower use a Watering can to water your plants or use a drip irrigation system.
  • After transplantation, apply balanced liquid fertiliser or handful of vermicompost to each plant, every 15 days.
  • Look for early signs of fungal, insect or any other infections. Spray appropriate medicines to cure these symptoms.
  • 55 to 60 days after transplantation ( which is 100-110 days from seed sowing the seeds) , your Cabbage heads will be ready for harvest.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

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.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

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.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

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.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you grow Cabbage microgreens?

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.

How much water does Cabbage plant need?

Water your potted Cabbage plant every alternate day in winter.

How much sunlight does Cabbage need?

Cabbage plant needs full sunlight for at least 6 to 8 hours every day.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children. At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

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