Cabbage Growing Info

Learning Download: How to Grow Cabbage
When to Plant:
Direct sow when soil temperatures are above 65°F. Usually in late May is a good time for planting. Transplants can be started 4-6 weeks before this date.
Add 3-5 lbs of 5-10-10 fertilizer to every 100 square feet. Apply 1-2 weeks before planting.
Location:Planting Depth:Soil Type:
Full Sun1/4 – 1/2″Well drained, fertile, 6.0-7.5 pH
 Seed SpacingRow SpacingSeeds per 100′Yield per 100′Seeds per Acre
16-24″18-30″75150 lbs.22,000


Cabbage Seed Count 
1 Ounce: 6,500 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 13,000 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 26,000 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 52,000 Seeds
1 Pound: 104,000 Seeds
* These are average cabbage seed counts.  Varieties can vary.
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′

Weight Conversion:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces