Chinese Cabbage

Produce Name : Chinese Cabbage

Availability : All Round the Year

A crucifer, related to cabbage and broccoli. The most common form of Chinese cabbage has a cylindrical tight head 4 inches thick and up to 18 inches long. Outer leaves are light green with a white midrib. The inner leaves are creamy yellow. Chinese mustard has a loose head or rosette of dark green leaves. The leaves are oblong or oval with shiny dark green blades and thick white petioles.

Nutritional Facts

Cabbage is high in beta-carotene, vitamin C and fiber.

Medicinal / Therapeutic Use

Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable and may reduce the risk of some forms of cancer including colorectal cancers.