The Red Cabbage is a species of Brassica Oleracea that comprises either red or purple colored leaves. The vegetable is also known as Blaukraut after its preparation. The leaves’ colors change depending on the soil, they will be more purple in neutral soils, in acidic they will grow more reddish, and they will become more greenish in alkaline soil.
Red Cabbage consists of an anthocyanin-based dye that may be used as a pH measurement. They are available throughout the whole year.
Species: B. Rapa
Binomial name: Brassica rapa var. capitata f. Rubra