Choy sum is a name commonly used to refer other types of Asian greens such as edible rape, yow choy sum, choy sum, yu choy, Chinese flowering cabbage, flowering white cabbage, or green choy sum, which are all names that may be associated with this vegetable. The name choy sum translates into "flowering green" which it is.
Developed in northern Europe, January King is a very winter-hardy cultivar. The green, slightly flattened heads have eye-catching red and burgundy markings on the wrapper leaves and the heads weigh 3-5 pounds. It is renowned in England as the finest tasting cabbage at the market. January King is a gorgeous edible winter landscape plant for the garden.
Napa cabbage. Napa or nappa cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis or Brassica rapa Pekinensis Group) is a type of Chinese cabbage originating near the Beijing region of China, and is widely used in East Asian cuisine. Since the 20th Century it is also a widespread crop in Europe, America and Australia.
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