The cabbage Early Jersey Wakefield is an American Heirloom from the 1840s. This variety produces pale green pointed head cabbages weighing 2 to 4 pounds. It is considered one of the best early cabbage as it produces small heads with a delicious flavor and the seedlings can be planted quite close together allowing for better use of the growing space.
Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea
Plant Life Cycle: Biennal
Optimal Germination Temperature: 19C - 24C
Germination time in days: 7-15 days
Indicative Days to maturity: N/A
Sunlight: Full sun
Sowing and cultivation: Sow 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Fertilize lightly the seedlings every 10 days. Thin to the strongest seedlings. Transplant a week before the last frost date. Can also be sown in late spring to transplant out for Autumn crops.