Green leaves, large loose leaf cabbage. Use as a cabbage roll, large white mid-stems are tender and juicy in their own right. Sometimes called kale though it tastes like cabbage.
Possibly the most ancient of today's vegetables; cultivated for over 4000 years. Stores well in cool humid conditions. Likes rich well drained soil with pH above 6.0 and sunny position, keep well watered. Will cross-pollinate with other Brassicas to keep seed pure grow only one Brassica. Sow early spring, end of summer to winter, mature plants tolerate frost.
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