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Do cabbages regrow after harvest?

Post  boffer on 7/25/2015, 10:19 pm

I've been lazy about pulling my spring cabbage plants after harvesting  about 8 weeks ago.  Despite a lack of water, they're forming new heads; they're about the size of a softball now.  

Will they get fairly big?  Or should I pull them, and plant cabbage seeds?   At the moment, it's the only space I have for fall cabbage.


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Post  camprn on 7/25/2015, 10:44 pm

If you start the seed in trays for later transplanting, you may get the best of both worlds.


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Post  boffer on 7/25/2015, 11:51 pm

Good idea. I'm still feeling so burnt out from all the winter/spring indoor seeding that I did, that I totally forgot it as an option!


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Post  Turan on 7/25/2015, 11:53 pm

The secondary heads tend to be more loosely formed and never get as big.  They are very tasty.


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Post  plantoid on 7/26/2015, 7:33 pm

Boffer ,
 When taking off the first head , leave a few leaf node points on the cut stalk .
Leave the stalk in the ground , now cut an inch deep cross cut in the top of the cabbage stalk to get quick regrows .
If you have winter hardy cabbages that can hack minus  8 oC for a few days when covered in fleece , these regrows can see you having greens throughout the winter.

Celery follows similar rules .


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