Cabbage Plants
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Growing cabbage

Zone uu | 2013yaqeen added on August 16, 2015 | Answered

I have grown some cabbages with perfect formed heads but after I harvested and cooked them, it was tough to eat. What causes this problem? Could it be the soil or weather? I look forward to hearing from you and thanks. Regards Serina

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    Downtoearthdigs
    Answered on August 18, 2015

    Environmental extremes could be a cause.
    Harvesting at the proper times are important.
    Also many gardeners I know swear by steaming the cabbage verses boiling it. If you do boil it use little water as possible and only cook for no more than 5 min.
    Here is a link about harvesting.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/cabbage/harvesting-cabbage.htm

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