Savoy cabbage is one of the best for cooking. Their flavorful, crinkled leaves stem from a variety that dates back to medieval Italy. It is ready in 90 days and prefers full sun.
Savoy cabbages originated in the Savoy region, an ancient duchy in the heart of the Alps and on the borders of Italy, France, and Switzerland. The earliest records date this distinctive variety of cabbage back to the 1500s. This type of cabbage is an essential ingredient in traditional Italian minestrone.