CABBAGE F1 GREEN BALL
- For sowing use seed rate of 200-250 gm per acre is required. Before sowing dip seeds in hot water (50°C for 30 min) or [email protected]/Ltr for two hours.
|GROWING CONDITION||Sow your Cabbage seeds at a depth of 4 times the size of the seed, or ½ inch deep, in a sterile starting mix and water thoroughly. Once the seeds have sprouted, be sure to keep the soil lightly moist, and feed them with a liquid fertilizer at half strength every two weeks.|
|GERMINATION RATE||80 to 90 %|
|KEY FEATURE||Shine brand seeds provides this hybrid variety is very compact with green leaves maturity, sowing time august to December leaves are dark green & broad, very tasty & high yielding, upright growth, good for health.”|
|Description||Shine brand seeds provides this hybrid variety is very compact with green leaves maturity, sowing time august to December leaves are dark green & broad, very tasty & high yielding, upright growth, good for health.|
|REQUIERED FERTILIZER||Test fertilizes|
- After treatment dry them in shade and then sow on bed.
- this hybrid variety is very compact with green leaves maturity 55 to 58 days,
- weight is 800 grm to 1.2 kg
- sowing time aug to dec
Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the bottom.
- Fill the cells/cups with a good growing medium.
- When grown indoors, ideal growing medium for Cabbage is Coco peat.When grown outdoors, use fine sand.
- Sow 2-3 cabbage seeds per cell/cup. Cabbage seeds are very small. Avoid sowing them in too deep.
- Place your seeds on the surface of the medium and use the inside with the tip of a pencil and cover the surface with coco peat ensuring that the seeds are covered.
- Alternately, you can also make shallow depressions in the medium using the back of a pencil and put your seeds inside these depressions and cover them up with coco peat.
- Keep the seedling tray indoors till the seeds germinate.
- Provide 2 tablespoons of water every day to the seeds. Of you can also keep the seed tray in another tray full of water for half an hour so that the water will be absorbed by the seed cells from the bottom, via drainage holes.
- To encourage germination, place the seed tray in a box or cover it with paper for first 4-5 days.
- If seeds are planted outdoors on seed beds, protect them from heavy rainfall or direct sunlight.
- Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium
Cabbage seeds will germinate within 6 – 8 days and tiny sprouts will be visible at this stage.
- Second week onwards your seedlings will start growing into a plant. At this stage expose the seedling tray to more sunlight to encourage leaf growth.
- Keep one seedling per hole and cut off the smaller seedlings using a pair of scissors.
- 30 to 35 days after the seed sowing, your seedlings will be ready to transplant in container pots or raised beds.
- Choose a container with a minimum depth of 8 inches & bigger spread area Like crates or big trays based on your requirements and available space.
- Ideal planting mixture for Cabbage: 2 part garden soil & 1 part Organic Manure OR part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
- Transplant the seedling along with root ball of a medium.
- Before transplanting the seedlings, use a good quality organic manure in the soil with 2:1 ratio. Organic fertilizer can be well rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, compost or vermicompost.
- Cabbage plants needs full sunlight in winters. Place your containers in an ideal spot accordingly.
- Water your potted Cabbage plant every alternate day in winter.
- For an even shower use a Watering can to water your plants or use a drip irrigation system.
- After transplantation, apply balanced liquid fertiliser or handful of vermicompost to each plant, every 15 days.
- Look for early signs of fungal, insect or any other infections. Spray appropriate medicines to cure these symptoms.
- 55 to 60 days after transplantation ( which is 100-110 days from seed sowing the seeds) , your Cabbage heads will be ready for harvest.