Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

Disease Resistance:


Downy Mildew (with specific races)

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Variety is easy-to-grow.

Minuet (F1)

Minuet (F1)


Product ID: 2901

Best mini variety.

9" x 7" heads with dark green outer leaves and an attractive yellow interior. Light, sweet taste. Space 12" apart for high yields of upright, dense heads. Slow to bolt. Tolerant to bottom rot and black speck. Avg. 140,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.

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2901Packet  $3.65 
29011,000 Seeds  $6.15 
29015,000 Seeds  $17.75 
290125,000 Seeds  $72.25 
2901100,000 Seeds  $239.00 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   48

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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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: Use our bolt-resistant varieties. In the greenhouse sow 1-1½" plug trays and transplant out in 3-5 weeks taking care not to disturb roots; water-in plants.
SUMMER-FALL PLANTED CROPS: Sow 3 seeds every 12-18" (thin to 1 plant) in rows 18-30" apart, late May to late July, or grow from transplants as above. Observe sowing dates in variety descriptions.
BOLTING: The crop performs best in the gradually decreasing day length and temperatures of late summer. For spring- and early summer-planted crops, bolt-resistant variety selection is critical. Even the most bolt-resistant varieties may prematurely bolt to seed if young plants are exposed to frost or over a week of sub 50°F (10°C) nights. Wait until about the last frost date or after to direct seed or transplant out, or protect the plants with fabric row covers (See Index).
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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