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Cabbage 'Filderkraut'

Cabbage 'Filderkraut' is a giant pointed cabbage that is delicious for coleslaws and the one for healthy and delicious sauerkraut. More
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Cabbage 'Filderkraut' is a giant pointed cabbage that is delicious for coleslaws and the one for healthy and delicious sauerkraut.

You can plant these close together if you want to prevent it growing too large.

Genus Brassica oleracea var capitata
Variety Filderkraut
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Pointed Cabbage
Soil Type Fertile
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing 50cm (20in) apart
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow April-May. Sow seeds under cover into individual seed modules - sow two seeds into each module. After germination, thin out the weakest one. Grow on until the roots fill the module (about 5 weeks) and plant them out. Easy germination.
Care Tips Net them to protect them from birds and caterpillars. Plant with mint and thyme to ward off pretadors.
Harvesting October - April
Cooking Notes Rip the leaves off one at a time and get rid of most of the central stem. Always cook cabbage with the lid off, to keep it bright green. It is delicious raw or cooked.
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  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
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Reviewed 31st March 2015 by Haku

Dear, Sarah. Thank you very much for this variety. Leaves of head are very gentle on the palate, despite the late-ripening habit of variety in Belarus.