This popular deep red compact variety is a heavy producer of tasty round 6-7 inch solid round heads. The traditional cabbage for pickling but is perfect as a colourful and flavoursome winter vegetable or shred finely and add to salads. They have good holding ability or can be stored for a few months. Cabbages are easy to grow, and can keep the whole family fed all year round. It can be eaten fresh or cooked and has an excellent source of vitamin C.