When to Harvest Cabbage

Harvested and cut cabbage image by Rick Heath: Flickr.com

Harvest cabbage just before the heads begin to split open, and the vegetable is still firm. The heads should be between 6 and 12 inches wide. Most varieties take between 65 and 100 days to reach maturity.

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