Description of cabbage Tradeswoman

Cabbage Tradeswoman - an ideal solution for most gardeners and gardeners. Many of them try to grow it on their site due to the fact that it gives high yields and is not at all whimsical to care for.

Description of cabbage Tradeswoman


Cabbage cultivar Kupchikha was bred in Russia. Suitable for cultivation in the central and southern regions of the country. But, some gardeners from the northern regions adapted to grow this crop in greenhouse conditions.

According to the description, the Merchant is a mid-early variety. The growing season of the culture lasts for 110-120 days from the moment the first seedlings appear. The total yield is about 500 kg per 1 ha.

The leaves are light green in color. Their shape is oval, with small wavy edges. The leaves of this variety are not covered with a wax coating, as in most other crops of this species. The outer head is medium in size.

Description of the fetus

Description of the fetus:

  1. head of cabbage is quite dense in structure;
  2. in a section the fruit is white;
  3. the weight of an individual fetus, on average, is about 3 kg.

This variety belongs to universal cultures. It is suitable not only for fresh consumption, but also for the preparation of salads and pickles. Excellent taste indicators appear during pickling.


Planting of culture occurs only in seedling method. It is recommended in mid-March to plant seeds for seedlings. They must be pre-treated with disinfectants Oxychin or Epin.

Planting seeds occurs in a common container. The depth of planting should be about 1 cm, and the distance between the seeds about 5 cm. After that, the container should be placed in a room with a temperature of 20 ° C. Usually, after 20 days, the first shoots appear.

As soon as the height of the plant is 25 cm, it should be planted in open ground. The ideal time for landing is the beginning of May. Choose only low alkaline soils. Its amount should not exceed 4%. Otherwise, compulsory land treatment with lime is required. It is better to plant seedlings in those areas where legumes were previously grown: they absorb less nutrients from the soil than other plants.

The distance between the rows is about 50 cm. The distance between the holes should be about 70 cm. The depth of planting seedlings does not exceed 5 cm.

Care Tips

It is not difficult to care for cabbage

Cabbage cultivar Merchant requires minimal care and basic knowledge of the rules for its implementation.


Watering should not be frequent and plentiful. The soil must not be allowed to be too moist: this can lead to root rot. The watering interval should be 1 time per week.

The optimal volume of water is about 2 liters per 1 bush. After each watering, the soil should be loosened and weeds removed. The depth of weeding should be 6 cm. This will remove the upper crust from the ground and not disturb the structure of the roots.

Top dressing

Unlike other varieties of white cabbage, the Tradeswoman needs only 2 top dressings. The first is carried out 20 days after planting in open ground. At this point, you should use organic fertilizers (under each bush make 200 g of humus or 100 g of bird droppings). The second top dressing is carried out at that moment when the head of cabbage just begins to form. During this period of time, it is advisable to use mineral fertilizers (dilute 20 mg of potassium or 50 mg of nitrate in 10 l of water). At least 1.5 liters of substance are poured under each bush.

Pest and Disease Control

This variety is disease resistant. Problems can occur with parasites such as a flea, butterfly or aphid. To get rid of the first pest, spraying with a special preparation Fitoform should be carried out (about 10 mg of the drug per 10 liters of water).

In the fight against butterflies, the Regent drug is often used (20 mg of substance per 10 liters of water). An effective remedy against aphids will be colloidal salt or Bordeaux fluid. The optimal amount of the drug is 10 mg per 10 liters of warm water.


Despite the fact that this species requires minimal care, it gives excellent yield indicators, and this is its main value. Commercial qualities of such fruits are appreciated all over the world, because the products can be stored at a temperature of 6-8 ° C for 3-4 months.


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