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Princeton's WordNet

  1. red cabbagenoun

    cabbage plant with a compact head of reddish purple leaves

  2. red cabbagenoun

    compact head of purplish-red leaves

Wiktionary

  1. red cabbagenoun

    A variety of cabbage having red leaves, Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra L

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  1. Red cabbage

    The red cabbage (purple-leaved varieties of Brassica oleracea Capitata Group) is a kind of cabbage, also known as Blaukraut after preparation. Its leaves are colored dark red/purple. However, the plant changes its color according to the pH value of the soil due to a pigment belonging to anthocyanins. In acidic soils, the leaves grow more reddish; in neutral soils, they will grow more purple, while an alkaline soil will produce rather greenish-yellow colored cabbages. This explains the fact that the same plant is known by different colors in various regions. It can be found in all of Europe, throughout the Americas, in China, and especially in Africa. The juice of red cabbage can be used as a homemade pH indicator, turning red in acid and green/yellow in basic solutions. When cooking, red cabbage will normally turn blue; adding vinegar or acidic fruit to the pot is necessary to retain the cabbage's red color.Red cabbage needs well-fertilized soil and sufficient humidity to grow. It is a seasonal plant that is seeded in spring and harvested in late autumn. Red cabbage is a better keeper than its "white" relatives and does not need to be converted to sauerkraut to last the winter.

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  1. red cabbage

    Red cabbage, also known as purple cabbage, is a type of cruciferous vegetable that is round in shape and its leaves are dark reddish-purple. It belongs to the Brassica family of plants, which includes kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. Red cabbage is known for its vibrant color, slightly bitter and peppery flavor, and numerous health benefits thanks to its high concentration of vitamins C and K, and certain types of antioxidants. It can be eaten raw, cooked, or fermented and is a popular ingredient in salads, coleslaws, stews, and various dishes worldwide.

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  1. Red cabbage

    The red cabbage is a sort of cabbage, also known as purple cabbage, red kraut, or blue kraut after preparation. Its leaves are coloured dark red/purple. However, the plant changes its colour according to the pH value of the soil, due to a pigment belonging to anthocyanins. In acidic soils, the leaves grow more reddish, in neutral soils they will grow more purple, while an alkaline soil will produce rather greenish-yellow coloured cabbages. This explains the fact that the same plant is known by different colours in various regions. Furthermore, the juice of red cabbage can be used as a home-made pH indicator, turning red in acid and blue in basic solutions. It can be found in Northern Europe, throughout the Americas, and in China. On cooking, red cabbage will normally turn blue. To retain the red colour it is necessary to add vinegar or acidic fruit to the pot. Red cabbage needs well fertilized soil and sufficient humidity to grow. It is a seasonal plant which is seeded in spring and harvested in late fall. Red cabbage is a better keeper than its "white" relatives and does not need to be converted to sauerkraut to last the winter.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of red cabbage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of red cabbage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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