Does well in southern and coastal areas thanks to its heat resistance. Excellent sauerkraut variety and the best variety for storage. Large, flat heads, 6-10 lbs, average 11 in. with medium core and few outside leaves. Sweet, mild taste.
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.
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.