This cabbage, a Japanese heirloom or dento yasai type, has a barrel-shaped head and matures to 6-7 lbs. It has a mild taste and keeps well. For its key growing season, it prefers cool temperatures. Make sure the soil is fertile and well-drained. Sow seeds in a sunny position in late summer/early fall. Keep the soil moist at all times. As required, fertilise. Plants can bolt if they are exposed to frost or temperatures below 50°F for an extended period of time.
Botanical Name : Brassica rapa Pekinensis
Common name : Kyoto (Barrel Head Type)
Size at maturity : 16-18’’
Days to maturity : 80 days
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Late summer to early fall
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/4-1/2"
Plant spacing : 8-12"
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 7,000