University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Vegetables

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea, Capitata group)

Large, glossy, tightly-wrapped leaves are cupped into round, sometimes pointed, firm heads. The plant grows into a rosette near the ground or on a short stalk. Color may be dark green, yellowish green or deep red. Leaf texture may be smooth or crinkled. Seeds are round and brownish-black in color.