Despite what the weather has us believe, we are in the height of the winter growing season for Southern California. When considering winter vegetable production, we typically think of sowing the seeds, disease and pest management, and harvesting the vegetables.
Plants contain the remarkable ability to adapt to their specific geographic location to better their chance of survival in overly competitive terrain. Each plant contains its own unique abilities to cope, flourish, and out-compete its adversaries for water, light, and
If you haven’t already, check out “Winter Vegetable Storage, Part 1.” Brassicas (Non-Root): Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage (Bok Choy), Kale, Kohlrabi – 32 degrees at 90-95% humidity All of these crops have very similar storage requirements. For the heading