Cabbage (Brassica oleracea – Capitata group)

January King

British heirloom, Cabbage ‘January King’ by 1867, tasty ornamental heads for winter cutting as very hardy. A Savoy type with a red tinged heart and slightly blistered leaves that have a sweet crisp texture.

English common name: Cabbage / Winter

Sowing season: April to June

Planting season: July to September

Planting distance: 35-45cm / 14-18in

Maturity: December to March

Production: open field

Culinary use: leaves can be blanched and pan-fried or used to wrap various meats or chopped and eaten raw.