Cabbage Production and Management
Cabbage is grown commercially in eastern North Carolina as both a spring and fall crop, and in the mountains as an early summer and fall crop. Cabbage acreage in North Carolina averages 10,000 to 12,000 acres. The biggest problem in growing this crop is insect control. Additional cabbage production information.
Crop Profile for Cabbage in North Carolina
Provides information relevant to N.C. concerning fertilizer use, insect control, chemical weed control and disease control. North Carolina ranked fifth nationally in the production of cabbage in 2003, representing 8.1 percent of U. S. production. In 2003, 7,700 acres of cabbage were harvested in North Carolina.vAbout 90 percent of the cabbage produced commercially in North Carolina is sold for fresh-market consumption.