Savoy cabbage

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Savoy cabbage
SpeciesBrassica oleracea var. sabauda L.
Cultivar groupBrassica oleracea Savoy Cabbage Group
Cultivar group members
  • 'Tundra'
  • 'Winter King'
  • 'Savoy King'

Savoy cabbage is a variety of the species Brassica oleracea.[1] Savoy cabbage is a vegetable that grows in winter.[2] In the 18th century, it was brought into Germany as "Savoyer Kohl".[3] It's name is gotten from the Savoy Region in France.[4] It has crinkled, emerald green leaves.[5] The leaves are crunchy and tender.[3] Known cultivars include 'Savoy King' (in the US), 'Tundra' (green with a firm, round heart) and 'Winter King' (with dark crumpled leaves).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brassica oleracea Savoy Cabbage". Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  2. Titmarsh, Alan (2008). The Kitchen Gardener. BBC Books. p. 247.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Savoy Cabbage". Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  4. Sherman, Amy (2010-03-29). "Cooking with Amy: A Food Blog: All about Savoy Cabbage". Cooking with Amy. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  5. "Savoy cabbage". Food and Travel Magazine. Retrieved 2021-05-12.