University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Vegetables

Cabbage, Chinese (Brassica campestris, Chinensis or Pekinensis group)

Long, cylindrical or round, upright heads are formed by tightly bunched leaves with large, fleshy midribs. The base of the head resembles celery and the leaves are similar to mustard. Bok Choy is a non-heading type with several fleshy, white leaf stalks tipped with a glossy dark-green leaves. Seeds are round and cabbage-like.