Many gardeners now do not take up the cultivation of cabbage seedlings of their own. Like, why split hairs – buy seedlings in the market. Dame a few tips to help you choose a beautiful and strong plants that subsequently give a generous and a good harvest.
Buyers often choose the seedlings with pale green stems. But you should know that in such a weak seedling root system. Therefore it is better to take the one in which the stems purple-green. And on the slips can orientate – from plants and leaves with round head is round, and the one in which the leaves are oblong, elongated head increase accordingly.
The market must look closely at the stem. If the seedling stem from the root collar to the leaves short and thin, and small leaves, it is early cabbage, which will give small head. When the stalk is long and thin, and the leaves are small, then later. And the head will be small, but dense.
A short, thick stems and large leaves – such seedlings will give a lot of heads, but they will be leaky. And at the time of disembarkation of the seedlings should be a good four or five true leaves and be strong. Then the harvest will be generous and beautiful.