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Cabbage 'Sugarloaf'

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

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'Sugarloaf' is a Cabbage variety in the Mustard genus with a scientific name of Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group). This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Sugarloaf is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Sugarloaf Cabbage is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Sugarloaf have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sugarloaf

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sugarloaf is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.5 as Sugarloaf likes to be in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Sugarloaf from seed

Sow 0.47 inches (1.2 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 3.12 inches (8.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 4°C / 39°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sugarloaf about 45 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Sugarloaf

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sugarloaf is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Sugarloaf

Other Names for Cabbage 'Sugarloaf'

Sweetloaf, Sugar loaf