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Cabbage (Red Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage, White Cabbage, Sweetheart Cabbage)

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  • Common Name: Cabbage (Red Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage, White Cabbage, Sweetheart Cabbage)
  • Latin Name: Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group); Brassica oleracea var. sabauda; Brassica oleracea, var. capitata f. rubra.
  • Family Name: Brassicaceae/Cruciferae
Although not toxic, Cabbage contains goitrogens that interfere with thyroid activity and could damage the liver and kidneys. Therefore we do not advise feeding Cabbage to your tortoise.  See also Kale.

Brassica oleracea, var. capitata (Cabbage);
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda (Savoy Cabbage);
Brassica oleracea, var. capitata f. rubra (Red Cabbage)

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