Why Do Cabbage Family Plants Wilt in the Heat?

Answer If cabbage plants and other cole and brassica vegetables -- like broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kohlrabi -- are wilting in the sun, it's possible that they have been infected with a fungus called P... Read More »

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Is it unusual for squash plants to wilt in hot sun?

There is nothing to worry about if a squash plant appears wilted on a hot summer day. According to W. Atlee Burpee and Company, a major manufacturer of squash seeds, it is normal for this to occur.... Read More »

Will excessively hot weather cause tomato plants to wilt?

In extreme heat tomato plants will wilt and the fruit is less likely to ripen properly. Growing tomatoes in cages can help combat heat issues as the foliage creates its own shade. Covering the cag... Read More »

Is bok choy in the cabbage family?

According to the University of California's Small Farm Program, bok choy belongs to the crucifer family. This classification of vegetables also includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Chinese cabbage ... Read More »

Do cabbage plants produce seeds?

Cabbage plants produce seeds. The seeds can last for up to five years if you want to save them. If you would like to save the seeds for longer, you can keep them in a sealed container and store it ... Read More »