Brunswick Cabbage Varieties – How to grow Brunswick Cabbage plants

The Brunswick cabbage variety is an excellent choice for the fall.
of the plantation, as it flowers at cooler temperatures in autumn and winter.

Brunswick cabbage was first imported into the United States in 1824.
history says that all cabbage crops
were exported under the name of Brunswick at the time. The German relic, a
The large drum piece, becomes rare as the growth of winter cabbage slows down. For many
years was the favorite for making sauerkraut. It is a pity that this specimen
to cope with extinction. Learn more about the culture of this cabbage

When to plant Brunswick cabbage

You can plant Brunswick cabbage in winter or spring as follows
fall. Much of your decision to plant depends on your location. This big-headed cabbage
requires a soil temperature of 45 degrees F. (7 C.). If the air temperatures are lower
that, but beyond freezing for most hours, there are alternatives for maintaining
Warm soil.

A layer of mulch or plastic, or both, holds the soil in place.
warmer for the roots. This can be valuable in colder winter climates. The chefs of
Brunswick cabbage continues to grow unless temperatures reach the freezing point, and
stay. This specimen takes 90 days to mature, so calculate accordingly.
in your area. The cold and frost give Brunswick heads a sweeter taste.

You can start with Brunswick cabbage from seed to speed up your
planting at the end of winter. Let the seeds germinate inside and begin to acclimatize them gradually.
to the cold outside six weeks before your last average freezing date. Cultivate
the seeds at two cm (5 cm) with a few sets of leaves before planting them in the

How to grow Brunswick Cabbage

Plant Brunswick cabbage in rows in a sunny spot,
trenches or containers. Brunswick cabbage production is most successful when
planted where there is a lot of sunshine. More than six hours a day probably
increase the size of their final heads. Growing in a large container allows for more
control of the root system, especially if you have weed problems in your garden, or
if your mulch is sometimes out of order.

Practice good sanitation, keeping the garden free of debris.
and weeds. Cabbage, cabbage moth, diamondback moth caterpillars, and typical aphids
and other pests will like to settle on your plants. Discover the inside of the
germinate if you start to see holes in the leaves or thin chewed strips on the leaves.

I could also see holes in the heads. It can be treated with insecticidal soap or neem oil,
by spraying inside the buds and on the underside of the leaves as well. See
their plants before resorting to something stronger. Pests can cause damage to plants
distortion and even death.

Some suggest using row covers to prevent moths from laying their eggs on plants.
Planting nasturtiums
Along the bed, they often catch aphids that interfere with new growth. If you
If you have pest problems that you can’t seem to control, contact your local extension office for free advice about your area.

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