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Great taste and amazing colour, this conical-shaped red cabbage will delight the palate as well as the eyes.
Kalibos Red Cabbage Seeds
[85 days from transplant] A truly beautiful Eastern European red cabbage, Kalibos sports deep purple leaves on conical heads that grow up to 2 pounds. The flavour is quite sweet and works beautifully in salads and slaws, as well as in pickling. Also tasty braised, roasted and in borcht. Honestly, these might be the best-tasting cabbages you’ll ever grow.
Best sown as a fall cabbage. They do take a little longer to mature than many other cabbages, but they’re well worth the wait. And they’re good keepers.
How long does it take for Kalibos Red cabbage seeds to germinate? Sow your cabbage seeds into module trays and they should have finished the germination process after 8 days. Transplant the seedlings to the garden when they are around 6 inches tall.
Should you soak cabbage seeds before sowing? Some gardeners believe that soaking your Kalibos Red cabbage seeds for 24 hours can decrease the time taken to germinate.
What are good companion vegetables to plant next to Kalibos Red cabbage? Kalibos Red cabbage tends to grow well whencompanion planted with beetroot, celery, dill, rosemary, beans, peas and lettuce. Avoid planting near strawberries, tomatoes and garlic!
Kalibos Red Details
- Average Germination Time
- 7 - 14 Days
- Sowing Method
- Start in Pots / Trays
- Packet Seed Count
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