Cabbage 'Red Acre' Plants

  • $ 4.95

Cabbage 'Red Acre', is a small cabbage perfect for small families and home gardens.  This cabbage is not really red, but a rich reddish purple.  The heads are tightly wrapped and the interior is darker purple than the exterior.  The flavor is a suddle cabbage flavor with a sweet note that is enhanced when harvested during cool weather; perfect for fall crops.  The purple color is retained through the cooking process.  'Red Acre' also stores well in the garden or root cellar if kept at 35°F.
Head Size: 3 lbs 
Spacing: 18"-24" 
Days to Maturity: 65-80
Fertilizer: Apply an all purpose dry fertilizer at planting by scratching into the soil.  We prefer organic formulations for better soil health.  Fertilize weekly with fish emulsion or a similar nitrogen rich liquid fertilizer.  Stop liquid feeds 1 week before harvesting.
Container Size: 3" Pot, 1 Plant 

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