Descriptions

Care of ornamental cabbages

Care of ornamental cabbages

The scientific name of this spectacular plant is Brassica Oleracea although it is known as garden cabbage, ornamental cabbage or ornamental cabbage. It belongs to the Cruciferae family and has its origin in the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor. Its leaves, large and curly, acquire very intense colors ranging from hot pink to white through endless varieties of green. It is a perfect plant for terraces and gardens, since it holds the frost very well. Even the ice makes its colors even more intense, but, independently, it can be grown indoors, as long as it stays away from heating and at moderate temperatures.
What is your flowering period?
Ornamental cabbage begins to bloom in autumn, but achieves all its beauty in winter.
How high can the plant reach?
It depends on the substrate on which it is planted, but on average it reaches 30 cm in height and diameter.
How long do these cabbages usually last?
Usually only one year since spring arrives spike and get uglier.
Can anything be done to make them stay more beautiful?
In addition to not putting them near sources of heat and water them properly, it is advisable to remove the damaged leaves and trim the dried edges.
What is the best time to plant these cabbages?
The most appropriate thing is to do it in spring, as deep as possible and leaving space between one and another plant so that when the leaves grow, the leaves do not get too close together, as they can be damaged.