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Disease Resistance:

CR

Club Root

FY

Fusarium Yellows

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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by the OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

Bilko
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BilkoOrganic (F1) Chinese Cabbage Seed

2814G

Product ID: 2814G

Full-size organic variety.

Compared to Rubicon, Bilko is slightly bigger at 12", darker green, and a couple of days later. Wide adaptability. Slow-bolting heads have a good, mild, sweet flavor. Organically grown. Avg. 136,250 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2814GPacket  $4.10 
2814G1,000 Seeds  $15.10 
2814G5,000 Seeds  $64.00 
2814G25,000 Seeds  $277.50 
2814G100,000 Seeds  $1,045.00 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   54

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies  

Disease Resistance Codes:

CR   FY  

Shipping Information & Notes

For best results, trim heads before storing. They will keep 1-2 months at 32°F/0°C and 95-98% humidity.

Growing Information

Cabbage, Chinese



CULTURE: SPRING-PLANTED CROPS: Sow 2 seeds per cell, 1/4" deep in 72-cell plug trays. If possible, keep temperatures at 75-85°F (24-30°C) until germination and then reduce air temperature to 60-70°F (16-21°C). Transplant out in 3-5 weeks, around the last frost date (see BOLTING below), taking care not to disturb roots; water-in plants.
SUMMER/FALL-PLANTED CROPS: Start seedlings as described above in mid to late June or direct seed from late May to mid July as described below.
DIRECT SEEDING: Sow 3-4 seeds every 12-18" (thin to one plant) in rows 18-30" apart from late May to mid July.
BOLTING: This crop performs best in the gradually decreasing day length and cooler temperatures of late summer, but can be grown successfully in the spring if careful attention is paid to prevent bolting. For spring and early summer transplanted crops, be sure to wait until the last frost date to transplant or direct seed the crop. Young plants may bolt prematurely to seed if they are exposed to frost or over a week of sub 50°F (10°C) nights.
DISEASE: Practice preventive crop rotation and sanitation. We only stock seed lots that have been tested free of black rot in a sample of 30,000 seeds.
INSECT PESTS: Control flea beetles and cabbage root maggots with floating row covers from day of planting. (See Index).
STORAGE: Heads will store 1-2 months in a near-freezing, humid cooler, or in a root cellar if trimmed and wrapped in newspaper.
DAYS TO MATURITY: From transplanting; add 14-21 days for direct seeding.
AVG. PRECISION SEEDING RATE: 1,000 seeds sows 333', 5M/1,666', 66M/acre at 3 seeds/ft. in rows 2' apart.
TRANSPLANTS: Avg. 700 plants/1,000 seeds.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 141,000-151,000 (Avg. 145,000).
PACKET: 100 seeds sows 33'.


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