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Cabbage Red Acre Vegetable Seeds
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Cabbage Red Acre Vegetable Seeds


  • Suitable for microgreens & full maturity.
  • Heirloom variety.
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CABBAGE ‘Red Acre’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea Capitata Group

‘Red Acre’ is an early, ball head variety 25 – 35 cm in diameter, weight 900 g – 1.8 kg. The heads are dense, deep purple with a sweet flavour. Eaten raw or cooked, it is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Try to use most of the outer leaves as the darkest leaves contain the most nutrients. It is easy to grow and does well on most soils. Resistant to splitting and holds well.

  • Slow bolting variety.
  • Compact head weighing approx 1.5 kg.
  • Fast and easy to grow variety.

Growing Instructions

Plant Type: Annual cool season crop; frost hardy

Plant Height: 40 cm

Sow When:

  • Temperate/Subtropical: September – March
  • Tropical: Late autumn to early winter


  • 7 – 12 days
  • Depth: 10 mm deep

Position: Full sun
Sow Where: Sow into seed tray or seedbed

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6 – 6.5; heavy feeder, add compost

Rows: 60 – 70 cm apart

Spacing: 35 cm between plants

Details: Transplant seedlings by first removing the seed leaves and planting deeper, up to the 1st set of true leaves; keep soil moist; add organic fertilizer when plants are half grown

Harvest: 63 days; begin harvest as soon as heads feel solid

Row Spacing

50 - 75 cm apart

Plant Spacing

35 - 60 cm

Sowing Depth

0.5 cm

Germination Soil Temperature


Germination Days

7 - 14 days

Days to Maturity

100 days.

Planting Season

Plant in Spring, Summer and Autumn (outside of extreme heat). 


Part or full sun. Keep soil moist and well drained.

Life Cycle

Hardy Annual 

Additional information

Weight N/A

Product Specifications

  • Open pollinated, heirloom variety.
  • Non GMO and no chemical treatment.
  • Brassica oleracea.var. capitata.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 200 – 380.
  • No shipping to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.