2000 Seeds,Leafy Vegetable,Copenhagen market cabbage Seeds - Organic Vegetable. | GARDEN & OUTDOOR

2000 Seeds,Leafy Vegetable,Copenhagen market cabbage Seeds - Organic Vegetable.

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$ 3.65
SKU P6124S

Copenhagen market cabbage.
Copenhagen Market
(Approximately 8,000 - 10,000 seeds per oz.)
Heirloom - 1909
70-80 Days, 5-6”, Head Size: 2-3”
Round, blue-green, small and uniform
Good for market and home gardens
Resists splitting.
This compact cabbage is ideal for gardeners short on space.
Good for small gardens
Heads are 6-8 inches
Heads weigh 3-4 pounds

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
The Story of Copenhagen Market
This historic variety of cabbage is a Danish cabbage introduced by H. Hartmann & Company in 1909.
There are references to cabbages as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans, but it is unknown whether or not they had the same dense-headed varieties we associate with cabbage today. Heads of cabbage are explicitly mentioned in the 1536 botanical treatise De Natura Stirpium by Jean Ruel.

Early English colonists brought varieties of cabbage to the Americas in the 17th century.

Put it on the Dinner Table
This variety works for

Fresh eating
Cabbage is delicious eaten raw and can be grated and tossed into a traditional coleslaw which can serve as a side dish or topping for burgers, barbeque and even grilled sausages.

Sauerkraut and kimchi are popular ways of preserving cabbage over the winter. Make several small batches with different vegetables and seasonings to pair with your meals throughout the year.
Plant your seeds 1/4-1/2 in. deep in soil trays or pots indoors. When transplanting out the plants, be very careful to limit any disturbance to the roots.

Important, Please Read

All seeds have been test sown to ensure germination. Please familiarize yourself with growing conditions and instructions for your seeds before you plant them, as all seeds are different. Basic growing instructions can be found under each listing. We Cannot Guarantee how much  you will be able to grow, as too many variables come into play, soil condition, your ability to garden, weather etc. I guarantee that they arrive as described and are in good viable condition and the germination rates are accurate. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. Please do your homework.

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Most people, following proper directions should be able to germinate easy and moderate seeds without much trouble.

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Brassica oleracea var. capitata.

 Biennial. 60 days.

 6000 seeds per oz.

12-18" height. 24-30" spacing.

 Produces pointed heads that average .2-3 lbs

Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage: The first Early Jersey Wakefield cabbages were raised in 1840 by a man named Francis Brill of Jersey City, New Jersey. Thirty years later, seed companies all over the region offered this seed for sale; growers appreciated its early harvest and small, tender heads.

Average: 60 days

Detailed planting instructions:

Sow seeds indoors 6 to 8 weeks before average last spring frost. Keep soil warm (about 75 F) until germination. Then keep plants around 60 F. Provide direct sun so plants don’t get leggy. When plants are 4 to 6 weeks old, transplants into garden 12 to 24 inches apart, in rows 18 to 34 inches apart. Use closer spacings for smaller, early varieties, wider spacings for larger, late-season varieties.

Can be direct seeded as soon as you can work the soil. Will germinate at soil temps as low as 40 F. Plant ½ to ¾ inch deep, about 3 inches apart. Thin to final spacings.

Direct seed in summer for fall crop, or start transplants in late May and transplant in late June or early July.

Plants have shallow root systems. Avoid even shallow cultivation. Mulch to protect roots, reduce weed competition and conserve moisture.

Use floating row cover to protect crop from early pests.

When heads are mature, they are prone to splitting in response to any stress or a rain following a dry period. Avoid splitting by choosing varieties that resist splitting, spacing plants close together (8 to 12 inches for early varieties, 12 to 16 inches for later varieties), using shovel to sever roots on one side about 6 inches from the plant, or twisting plants after heads have firmed to break some of the roots.

To help reduce disease, do not plant cabbage or other cole crops in the same location more than once every three or four years. 

When cabbages are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin or transplant to stand 18 to 24 inches apart. Apply a thick layer of mulch to retain moisture. Water plants during the summer if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week. Contact your local county extension office for controls of common cabbage pests such as aphids, root maggots, cabbageworms, and cabbage loopers. 


Cabbage can be harvested anytime after the heads form. For highest yield, cut the cabbage heads when they are solid (firm to hand pressure) but before they crack or split. When heads are mature, a sudden heavy rain may cause heads to crack or split wide open. The exposed internal tissue soon becomes unusable. Harvest and salvage split heads as soon as possible after they are discovered.

In addition to harvesting the mature heads of the cabbage planted in the spring, you can harvest a later crop of small heads (cabbage sprouts). These sprouts develop on the stumps of the cut stems. Cut as close to the lower surface of the head as possible, leaving the loose outer leaves intact. Buds that grow in the axils of these leaves (the angle between the base of the leaf and the stem above it) later form sprouts. The sprouts develop to 2 to 4 inches in diameter and should be picked when firm. Continue control of cabbage worms and other pests. If this control cannot be maintained, remove and destroy or compost the stumps, because they serve as a breeding ground for diseases and insect pests. 


This is a two-year project, and also the chance that your prize cabbage variety will swap pollen with both other cabbages and cabbage family relatives. Keep plant intended for seed at least 300 feet from them. Use a loose mulch to help plant overwinter, or in colder zones, unearth the plant, roots and all, and keep them indoors on a cool, humid spot for setting out in the spring. In the second year, you can help the flower stalk to come forth by slashing an X in the top of each cabbage's head. Wait until the seed heads turn brown before collecting the seeds.

Once they start to dry, keep a close eye on them, as they tend to shatter and drop their seed. Its best to cut entire plants once most of the pods begin to look dry, and then leave them to mature further on a sheet indoors. Once they are thoroughly dry, the seeds will come out of the pods very easily; the simplest way is to trample the plants on top of a large sheet, and then sieve out the debris.

Germination: 90%

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