This gorgeous late season cabbage was developed in the the Village of Aubervilliers, France, an area famous for it's cabbage fields. This rural suburb of Paris is situated on a fertile plain which was once known to produce most of vegetables for sale in the bustling city markets. Aubervilliers was a perfect setting for small market gardens, with close proximity to the hungry city and super fertile soil. Aubervilliers cabbage remains a top choice for market gardeners today! Savoyed (crinkle leaved) flattened heads reach 3 pounds in just 70 days. This variety was traditionally planted late in the summer to harvest in fall, the tasty heads could be enjoyed well into the winter as they have excellent keeping quality and the flavor is exceptional, never bitter, the crinkled leaves are excellent eaten fresh or cooked!
Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage:
70 days. Introduced in the 1840’s, with tasty, 2-lb, sweet and flavorful, conical heads. This very early variety was sold commercially by Peter Henderson in the late 1860’s.
Red Express Cabbage:
Newly released open-pollinated red cabbage, the first in many years! Specifically bred for Canada and northern tier of USA. Compact plants, extra early production of solid, split-resistant oval heads to only 2-3 pounds.
Chinese Cabbage, Hilton:
70 days. Very easy to grow and made perfect heads in our Missouri gardens. Here’s a superior Napa- type Chinese cabbage variety that has seldom been seen in the US. Medium-sized barrel-shaped heads are densely packed with crinkled, mild-tasting leaves. The preferred variety in the UK. Great raw or stir-fried, or in home-made kimchi!
Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage
Red Express Cabbage
Chinese Cabbage, Hilton