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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