Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage

Brassica oleracea | SKU: 0353A
1 Reviews
$3.25 to $53.50
  • Organic
  • Solid, tightly folded heads
  • Heads weigh 3-4 pounds
  • Up to 15" long by 7" wide
  • Short season
  • 60-75 days from transplant
  • ±6,800 seeds/oz

$3.25 to $53.50

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Item Details

This early-maturing variety is delicious eaten fresh. The conical, solid, tightly held heads grow up to 15" long by 7" wide and weigh 3-4 pounds each. An historic variety, this cabbage was first grown in the United States by Francis Brill of Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1840. 60-75 days from transplant. ±6,800 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage

Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 7-12 Days

Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions Cabbage is easy to grow. Sow seed indoors ¼" deep 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Plant out just before the last frost. Take care not to disrupt the shallow root system while transplanting and weeding. Make sure cabbage has a regular supply of water. Mulching will reduce weeds and keep moderate temperatures and even moisture in the soil. Cabbage is a heavy feeder and needs an even supply of nutrients.

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Great flavor and more compact then most cabbage


This is my go-to cabbage ever year. It grows very well in southern Indiana with limited issues with bugs. the flavor is very mild making it a great addition to things like rollless cabbage rolls. the plants don't get massive which helps for small space gardens. I've grown this in a square foot garden more than once and had success.