Cabbage (Brassica oleracea – Capitata group)
British heirloom, Cabbage ‘January King’ by 1867, tasty ornamental heads for winter cutting as very hardy. A Savoy type with a red tinged heart and slightly blistered leaves that have a sweet crisp texture.
English common name: Cabbage / Winter
Sowing season: April to June
Planting season: July to September
Planting distance: 35-45cm / 14-18in
Maturity: December to March
Production: open field
Culinary use: leaves can be blanched and pan-fried or used to wrap various meats or chopped and eaten raw.