Cabbage at VISTA "House of the Rising Seeds"-Fall 2020

Early Jersey Wakefield

Flat Head Variety

Solid, tightly folded head is up to 15" long by 7" wide and weigh 3-4 lbs. First grown in the U.S. by Francis Brill of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1840.

Chinese Blues

Barrel Head Variety

Moderately high barrel head (with medium green outer leaves) can weigh 4.5 lbs. Strong bolting tolerance, resistant to viruses, downy mildew, leaf spot, and bacterial soft rot. Used in sukiyaki, yosenabe, ohitashi, stir-fries, pickling and salad.

Nero Di Toscana

Non-Heading Variety

This very tender and juicy variety is called palm cabbage because the plant looks just like a little palm tree. It is also known as dinosaur, Lacinato or Tuscan kale. A hardy, non-heading variety that produces juicy, very tender and delicious dark green leaves. Harvest young for best flavor. 

Varieties grown previously at VISTA Information Sheets

Early Jersey Wakefield

Flat Head Variety

Solid, tightly folded head is up to 15" long by 7" wide and weigh 3-4 lbs. First grown in the U.S. by Francis Brill of Jersey City, New Jersey in 1840.

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