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Item Ref #: 820 | Cabbage- Chou Rouge Tete De Negre
Placed Outdoors


This beautiful variety has a very tight medium sized head and original dark red color leaves, also it has a very pleasant taste.  

Culinary Tip:

Red cabbage is delicious raw in salads or cooked in a stew. 

Culture Tip:

1. Sowing: Sow July – Aug in trays.

2. Thinning: 4-5 weeks after sowing, pull the smaller plants and keep only the strongest and space one cabbage/ 10 cm. 
3.Transplanting: When your sprouts have 5-6 leaves, plant them in the ground 40 x 50 cm apart. When transplanting, bury the plant up to 1st set of leaves hence encouraging the development of extra roots for vigorous growth. 
4. Harvest: Harvest October onwards. 

Companion Plants:

Red cabbage likes the proximity of celery because they protect  it from pests such as the cabbage butterfly that hates the smell of celery.