Re: [gardeners] cabbage head

George Shirley (
Wed, 18 Oct 2000 07:29:12 -0500

All the cabbage I've ever grown made the head on its own. Wrapping the leaves
might save a few outer leaves but what's the point? The only time I've ever had
a cabbage plant that didn't head up it turned out to be a bad plant to start


Craig Watts wrote:
> Heard something about wrapping the cabbage leaves up around the head of the
> cabbage, helps make the cabbage "ball" form. Never done it. Sounds like it
> would help the head form, but sacrifise the sun potential of the leaves
> laying staight out in the sun.
> Comments??
> Craig Watts