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Charleston Wakefield Cabbage Seed

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Charleston Wakefield Cabbage Seed

**Product Overview**

Todd's Seeds is proud to offer the Charleston Wakefield Cabbage Seed, an heirloom variety esteemed for its distinctive taste and form. A variant of the Early Jersey Wakefield, this variety produces slightly larger and more elongated heads, weighing around 4-6 pounds each. The Charleston Wakefield is known for its excellent flavor and tender texture, making it a favorite for a wide array of culinary applications. This cabbage is particularly noted for its resistance to splitting and bolting, making it a reliable choice for gardeners in a variety of climates.

**Planting Instructions**

- **Sowing Time:** Ideal for starting indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost, or direct sowing in early summer.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.5.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds ¼ inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space seedlings 18-24 inches apart in rows 24-30 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 5-10 days at temperatures between 65-75°F.

**Growth and Care**

- **Watering:** Ensure consistent soil moisture, especially during head formation.
- **Sunlight:** Full sun is recommended.
- **Fertilizing:** Apply a balanced fertilizer as needed.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest when heads are firm and have reached their full size, usually in mid to late summer.

**Health Benefits**

Charleston Wakefield Cabbage is a nutritious choice:

- **Rich in Vitamins and Minerals:** High in vitamins C and K, and a good source of fiber and potassium.
- **Antioxidant Properties:** Contains health-promoting antioxidants.
- **Supports Digestive Health:** The fiber content aids in digestion.
- **Low in Calories:** An excellent choice for those watching their diet.

**Culinary Uses**

This cabbage variety is incredibly versatile:

- **Fresh Salads:** Its crisp and tender leaves are perfect for slaws.
- **Cooking:** Great for boiling, steaming, and adding to soups.
- **Fermenting:** Ideal for making sauerkraut.

**Simple Recipe: Charleston Wakefield Cabbage Slaw**

Enjoy the fresh and crisp taste of Charleston Wakefield cabbage in this easy slaw recipe.


- 1 head of Charleston Wakefield cabbage, shredded
- 1 carrot, grated
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Salt and pepper, to taste


1. In a large bowl, mix together shredded cabbage and grated carrot.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper.
3. Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat evenly.
4. Chill before serving as a refreshing side dish.

The Charleston Wakefield Cabbage Seed from Todd's Seeds is perfect for gardeners and cooks looking for a high-quality, flavorful cabbage that is both versatile in the kitchen and reliable in the garden.





1 Packet: 5g

1 Gram ~ 200-300 seeds

1 Pound ~ 50,000-150,000 seeds



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