Cabbage
(Brassica olearacea var capitata)

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Cabbage makes a surprisingly delicious cooking ingredient but the visual impact of these magnificent leaves in the winter vegetable garden should also not be underestimated. These plants are heavy feeders and do best in cool climates.

Type
Exotic
Maintenance
High
Lifecycle
Annual
Container
One
Size
Grass and Groundcover
Root size
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Foliage
Evergreen
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Loam
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Edible plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring