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Brassica oleracea var. capitata 'Red Express'

  • Cabbage 'Red Express' is a vegetable in the Edibles line of our One Earth program.
  • An extra-early red cabbage variety, Cabbage 'Red Express' is a great variety for close plantings in Northern climates.
  • Cabbage 'Red Express' brings lots of color to the garden with its purple foliage color.

Color: Purple


  • Great Foliage
  • Culinary
  • Container
  • Combination


  • One Earth Edibles


  • Partial Sun
  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Purple

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2