Grown in Alberta, Taiwanese Flat cabbage, botanically classified as Brassica oleracea var. capitata, is an unusually shaped, flat cabbage that belongs to the Brassicaceae family. Also known as Flat cabbage in English and Li Sun Sweet cabbage and Li Sun cabbage in Taiwanese, Taiwanese Flat cabbage gets its Taiwanese names from its growth region, a high elevation area located near the Li-Sun mountain in Taiwan.
Taiwanese Flat cabbage is highly regarded for its sweet taste and crunchy texture in Asia and is commonly cultivated on local farms for fresh market use. The crisp greens are utilized in a wide variety of both raw and cooked applications and are easily distinguished in the market by its flat or oblate shape