Cabbage on February 15
Cabbage on March 7
Cabbage on May 4
Cabbage on May 31
Cabbage on July 3
So, as you can see, my cabbage has been growing very, very slowly and still has only formed a rather puny head. At this point, I'm thinking of just harvesting the damn thing. It's taking up a valuable sunny spot in my upper bed, and, at this rate, it won't have a sizable head until Christmas.
Odds are, the cabbage head won't even be that tasty since hot weather apparently makes cabbage bitter. But, I plan to eat it no matter what. I put in all this time growing it, after all.
I'm not sure if I'll grow cabbage in my next winter garden. They're pretty, but they take up a lot of space. If I do grow them, I plan to research exactly how to make them happy. Five months for one tiny head of cabbage is not an experience I want to repeat.