cabbage seed

tomerrol(z7atn)December 24, 2011

I was wondering if anyone has ever WS cabbage seed, if so how long to germinate? In my area, last spring I set out transplants that I bought last of feb, 1st week in march. my question is, if I ws now would thay be ready for transplanting by march ?

thanks

Tom

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
barbe_wa

In 2010 I wintersowed stonehead cabbage (last year I wasn't able to garden at all). I sowed the seed on Feb 16th, they germinated on Mar 1st and I transplanted to the garden the week of Apr 18th thru the 27th. It wintersows beautifully! I wintersowed brussels sprouts and broccoli at about the same time. My zone is somewhere between 7 and 8.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2011 at 2:28PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tomerrol(z7atn)

thank you barbe, I went and sowed the cabbage today. I also sowed broccoli too. wish me luck!
Tom

    Bookmark   December 24, 2011 at 4:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardenweed_z6a

Woohoo and good for you Tom!! Be sure to let us know how it goes and what your results are so others can learn from your experience. Sharing is what it's all about!! I don't do veggies but I keep track of my sowing date, germination date & percentage for look-back purposes. I'm getting better at keeping track all in one place too.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2011 at 8:05PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
prvrbs31gal(7b/8a)

I just tried some Early Flat Dutch and Henderson's Charleston Wakefield today, along with Calabrese and DiCicco Broccoli. Probably too early here (7a/8b) but I only did one container of each so I don't have much to lose.

    Bookmark   January 1, 2012 at 3:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
naia1

First time doing WS. Hoping to hear from someone who's had success sowing cabbage in January? Should I wait 'til Feb? Same guidelines for all brassicas? I also want to start grow collards, kohlrabi, kale, green & red cabbage. Thanks!

    Bookmark   January 15, 2014 at 8:39PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Do you remember the 'red border' someone posted a few years ago?
I loved it and would love to try some amaranths. I...
thisbetty
Green mildew on soil of WS containers?
Last year, I WSd in styrofoam cups that were placed...
gardengrlz
Im so excited, I have sprouts!!!
This is my first time winter sowing. My mom thought...
smokey28777
Extreme cold predicted and my seeds have sprouted
I have WS cabbage sprouting here in Zone 7, but Sunday...
coffeehaus
Anyone has started winter sowing in Toronto?
This is my second year doing winter sowing. I started...
chipeony
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™