Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. capitata
An excellent pickling variety, it will also add colour and interest to salads and coleslaw. Solid heads with few outer leaves, Ruby Ball has everything to recommend it. Cabbages like a well cultivated soil.
How To Grow
Sow in seed beds or direct where they are to grow, 6mm (quarter-inch) deep and about 60cm (2 ft) apart. Keep soil moist and seedlings emerge in 6-10 days.
When To Plant
Mid Winter to late Autumn.
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter