Cabbage, Copenhagen Market ( Brassica oleracea ) :Seeds


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This compact cabbage is ideal for gardeners short on space.

The Story of Copenhagen Market

This historic variety of cabbage is a Dutch heirloom cabbage introduced by H. Hartman & Company in 1909.

There are references to cabbages as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans, but it is unknown whether or not they had the same dense-headed varieties we associate with cabbage today. Heads of cabbage are explicitly mentioned in the 1536 botanical treatise De Natura Stirpium by Jean Ruel.

Early English colonists brought varieties of cabbage to the Americas in the 17th century.

Put it on the Dinner Table

This variety works for

  • Fresh eating
  • Steaming
  • Boiling
  • Soup
  • Pickling

Cabbage is delicious eaten raw and can be grated and tossed into a traditional coleslaw which can serve as a side dish or topping for burgers, barbeque and even grilled sausages.

Sauerkraut and kimchi are popular ways of preserving cabbage over the winter. Make several small batches with different vegetables and seasonings to pair with your meals throughout the year.


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