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Cultivar of Brassica oleracea grown as a leafy green vegetable.

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Why won't my cabbages form heads?

I'm not an expert. I try but probably do many things wrong. That said, I am trying cabbages. I live in zone 5, with a short growing season. I started cabbages indoors in April from seeds. They ...
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Cabbage, Eggplant, and Cauliflower with white-ish dry spots

I've got eggplant, cabbage and cauliflower seedlings growing inside in peat moss with some all-around fertilizer (24-8-6). However, the edges of their leaves are drying and curling up, and some of ...
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Is this a cabbage plant?

I have planted these plants which I was told is cabbage. It has been more than 120 days since I brought the seedlings, but it has not yet formed the head. So, I am, now, wondering if it is a cabbage?
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Why would South Koreans grow cabbages at high altitudes?

I happened upon this picture on p. 170 of National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark . The caption is on p 169. Can anyone deduce the type of clouds, and thus the ...
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Help, my cabbages have got .... earth-worms?

I have tried to grow different, head-forming cabbages in the last couple of years in my allotment (this is in London, UK), and while they grow well enough, I have some unusual problems; or at least I ...
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What kind of cabbage is this?

This sprouted without us planting it. What is it? Leaves do not taste very much.
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What ate my cabbage?

I'd like to know what might have eaten my cabbage and what can I do to prevent it in the future? This is how it looks after it's been devoured:
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Cabbage : Are these cabbages different

Please find attached below the images of cabbages that I have with me. Is the cabbages different or it has grown differently based on the place. The one with three cabbage plants is what i am growing(...
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Can cabbage worms (Pieris brassicae) smell cabbages from a distance?

I've got some cabbages and they had some cabbage worms. I picked up the worms and put them outside my fence. Can the worms smell their way back into my cabbages?
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Is loose-leaf cabbage just as prone to cabbage worms as headed cabbage?

Is loose-leaf cabbage generally just as prone to cabbage worms as headed cabbage? We've had trouble with cabbage worms on regular green cabbage that forms heads (the worms seem to hide inside the ...
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Cabbage leaves closed

A cabbage plant on my pot seems to have formed a head, however I am not able to see the head completely as the cabbage leaves have converged and closed themselves towards the head and is very much ...
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Is it safe to harvest these cabbage leaves?

My organic garden was ravaged by pests this year, but my cabbages took a special hit. In the meantime, I was wondering if I can harvest the tender leaves anyway and try again to protect them next year....
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How to keep away Forficula auricularia from cabbages?

Here is a photo. This type of bug is eating all cabbages that I have planted some weeks ago. Apart from killing one by one, there is any solution? Probably they are living in the organic substrate.
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Cabbage and Broccoli Pests

I have planted around a month ago several small plants of cabbage, broccoli, kales, and arranged also a raised beds for herbs. 1: Pests. Lately, I noticed that most of the plants had been bitten, ...
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What's this hole in the Cabbage leaf?

What's this hole I just discovered in the leaf of this otherwise very healthy Cabbage? I've got yellow insect cards nearby, and beneficial nematodes in the soil, which have collectively done wonders ...
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What is eating my cabbage, and how can I protect it?

I transplanted some cabbage about a month ago (after starting it from seed in a flat). Now I see that something is eating the cabbage leaves: I also see that one pair of seedlings is doing very ...
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Is it normal for Pak Choi (Bok Choy) seedlings to come up so varied in colour and leaf shape?

It's my first time with Pak Choi (Bok Choy) and so I don't know what seedlings normally look like. But should they be this varied in shape and colour?
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Does it matter if my cabbage forms its heart some way off the ground?

My cabbages have been growing strongly, but until recently mostly big loose leaves, not hearts. Now they're beginning to heart up, but some way up the stalk and off the ground (about 12-15cm up the ...
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Is it too late for row cover to help with insects?

Last year I used row covers on PVC frames to effectively keep cabbage worms off my broccoli and cabbage. I put the covers on in spring as soon as I put the seedlings in the ground, and then took them ...