Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600077


Harvest cabbage as soon as the heads form. Pull them up
with the roots attached, discarding the loose outer leaves.

If cabbage is stored in the house there may be an odor
problem. The plants can be stored in a pit, trench or
outdoor root cellar. In cellars, hang them by their roots,
wrap them in newspaper tied with string or place them in

Store cabbage at temperatures near 32 degrees Fahrenheit
in moderately moist air.

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