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Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group) 'Christmas Drumhead'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Cabbage 'Christmas Drumhead'
dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Short growing and compact with dark blue-green outer leaves and forms solid hearts late in the season for cropping October to December.
Moist, fertile, neutral or alkaline soil in full sun. Enrich soil with well rotted manure or similar, before planting. Freshly dug soil should be allowed to settle, as firm ground is preferred.
Susceptible to clubroot disease and caterpillar attack.
From seed, sown late May
Edible vegetable, raw or cooked.