Flowering Cabbage & Kale (Brassica) – Fall Care

Cabbage and Kale are ornamental as well as edible cool weather crops. As the temperatures begin to drop these plants start showing their beautiful colors. Treat like any transplant. Gently tease the roots apart if the plant is pot bound.

Fertilizer: When planted in the fall and used as an ornamental no additional fertilizer is needed.

Light: Part Sun to Full Sun

Bloom-time:  Early summer until fall

Hardiness Zone:  2 to 10 Not Hardy when grown in a container…

Soil: A neutral pH is preferred.  Mostly sand to some clay soil.

Usage:  They are primarily grown as ornamental but both are edible. They provide loads of color and texture in fall containers and garden beds as edging or specimen plants.


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