These are ornamental varieties of cabbage that come up in variety of colours white, purple, red. Like cabbage it need to be grown during the cooler seasons of the year and need full sunlight light for growth and proper development of the color. If kept in shade stunted growth occurs. The feathered leaf with red/purplish shade makes it attractive.
Seeds are used for propagation and can be planted at spacing of 30-50 cm apart in soil. The pH of the medium /soil can be little acidic (5.5 -6.5). The same can be planted in pots also. The plant medium should be well drained and rich in organic matter. Watering can be done as and when required for keeping the soil /medium moist. Foliar application of NPK fertilizers and micro nutrients can be done.