A very popular oriental cabbage - this is the vegetable referred to as "Chinese cabbage". Napa cabbage is a cool season annual vegetable which grows best when the days are short and mild. The plant grows to an oblong shaped head consisting of tightly arranged crinkly, thick, light-green leaves with white prominent veins. Innermost layer leaves feature light yellow color. Napa cabbage belongs to the same genus as such Western staples as cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower. It is also known as sui choy, celery cabbage, In theUnited Kingdom this vegetable is known as Chinese leaf, in New Zealand as wong bok or won bok, and in Australia and the Philippines as wombok
Napa cabbage is incredibly low in calories. 100 g fresh leaves carry just 16 calories. Napa is packed with many antioxidant plant compounds. Good source of insoluble dietary fiber. Fresh napa is an excellent source of folates. 100 g provides 79 µg or 20% of daily required levels. Further, napa cabbage has very good levels of vitamin-C. 100 g of fresh napa provides about 45% of daily requirements. Napa has moderate levels of vitamin K, provides about 38% of RDA levels. Vitamin-K has a vital role in the bone metabolism. A very natural source of electrolytes and minerals.
Brassica oleracea var. capitata / C/Matures 9-16/Harvest 2-4/Yield 96-383/Sp 15-18”